JONATHAN SOKOL
May 2013

Olmstead, OH – Jonathan is continually stretching his musical imagination with artistic collaborators, especially those in modern dance and experimental film. He has been recognized as a finalist in the 2013 MATA Festival Competition (2012); with an invitation to the SANDWICH artist residency in Kyoto, Japan (2012); with an Honorable Mention in the 32nd annual ASCAP Foundation Rudolf Nissim Prize (2012); with an ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award (2010) and ASCAPlus Award (2010, 2011); with the 2nd annual MAYO Composition Contest (2010); with a Susan and Ford Schumann Scholarship for the Aspen Music Festival and School (2007); and with the 8th annual NEC/BMOP ConNECtion competition (2005) among others.

Jonathan holds his Doctorate in composition from Indiana University, his Masters from New England Conservatory, and his Bachelors from Baldwin-Wallace University. He teaches composition, trombone, and piano through the Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory Outreach Department, and has taught music theory and music appreciation at Defiance College.”

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