"He has technique to burn but prefers to drive the music with colour and a striking ability to connect inner harmonic details without seeming academic. Elegant, commanding playing.." — Gramophone Magazine
Jonathan Bass Pianist Jonathan Bass appears frequently throughout the United States as soloist and chamber musician. He has been featured on National Public Radio, and his first CD was praised by Gramophone Magazine. He has appeared as concerto soloist with numerous orchestras, made his New York debut at Weill Hall as First Prize-winner of the 1993 Joanna Hodges International Piano Competition, and has performed recitals internationally in China, Israel, Japan, Poland, Russia, and Spain. Collaborative highlights include guest appearances with the Boston Symphony Chamber Players at Ozawa Hall in Tanglewood and at Jordan Hall in Boston, recitals with violinist Joseph Silverstein, and recitals with many past and present members of the Boston Symphony. As pianist of the Walden Chamber Players, founded in 1997, he has performed extensively in residencies and concert series throughout the country. His other awards include first prize in the 1989 American Pianists Association Beethoven Fellowship Competition and first prize in the 1984 American National Chopin Competition. He was also awarded the Bronze Medal and the Mozart Prize at the 1987 Robert Casadesus International Piano Competition.
Jonathan Bass is a Professor of Piano at the The Boston Conservatory at Berklee, where he has been on the faculty since 1993. He has recordings available on North/South Recordings, Gasparus Records, Americus Records, and ArtCD. For more details visit recordings

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Mr. Bass is represented by Price Rubin and Partners Artist Management

Mr. Bass performs regularly as pianist for the Walden Chamber Players, of which he is a co-founder. Founded in 1997, the group has performed at a number of notable venues and festivals throughout the United States. Their recently released CD, Finding A Voice: The Evolution Of The American Sound, is available through Amazon. For information about the group and a schedule of upcoming performances visit www.waldenchamberplayers.org