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About Jonathan

Jonathan Reid (b. 1991) is a music educator, composer, and pianist based in Greenville, SC.

As a music educator, Jonathan has demonstrated excellent leadership in his classroom and school districts. While teaching in Georgia, Jonathan sent over 25 students to sing in the Georgia All State Choir, as well as earned consistent superior ratings at GMEA performance evaluations. He was invited to participate in a Georgia Department of Education committee to revise the GA Performance Standards for Music to guide other educators throughout the state. Jonathan has also taught in Dallas, TX, and is now based in Greenville, SC, continuing in his passion for teaching the art of choral music to young singers. 

As an arranger and composer, Jonathan's piano and choral music is featured in the catalogs of Beckenhorst Press, Chorister's Guild, Majesty Music, and Soundforth Music. In 2020-21, Jonathan's music will be added to the catalogs of BriLee, Carl Fischer, Hal Leonard, Hinshaw, and Walton Music. He has studied composition and arranging under multiple teachers, including Dan Forrest. 

Jonathan is the winner of the 2011 John Ness Beck Foundation Award, the 2019 Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Commission Competition, and the 2019 Gregg Smith Composition Contest. His choral music has been performed all over the country, and has been awarded the JW Pepper's "Editor's Choice" award on multiple occasions.

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