Originally from the Midwest, violinist Jonathon Winter has performed as a solo, chamber, and
ensemble musician across the United States and Europe. Recently, Jonathon has performed as
soloist with the Oneota Valley Orchestra and the Eurasia Chamber Orchestra of Berlin, and has
performed in masterclasses with Kathrin ten Hagen, Elmar Oliveira, Henning Kraggerud, Judith
Ingolfsson, and Zakhar Bron. He has been a member of the Palm Beach Symphony, AIMS in
Graz Festival Orchestra, Round Top Festival Orchestra, and the National Repertory Orchestra.
Equally comfortable as a studio musician, Jonathon can be heard on Latin Grammy-nominated
album “An Open Book” with Jorge Mejia for Sony Music, has recorded for jazz singer Patti
Austin, and has performed with major artists such as Jeff Beal, Kristin Chenoweth, and John
Williams, among others. Jonathon is an advocate for contemporary music, having worked with
composers Libby Larsen, Dana Kaufman, Mary Ellen Childs, and Martin Bresnik, and has
premiered several new works with various ensembles across the United States and Europe.
Also an emerging educator and a formally trained Suzuki Method teacher, Jonathon spent five
years as a violin instructor at the Suzuki School of the Frost Preparatory Program at the
University of Miami. He maintained a full studio of young violinists, taught group classes, and
coached chamber music. His students have successfully competed in both local and national
Recently relocated to Boulder, Colorado, Jonathon started his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in
the Fall of 2021 as the teaching assistant to Charles Wetherbee and joined the faculty of
Boulder Suzuki Strings. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Minnesota
and a Master of Music degree from the University of Miami. His previous teachers include Mark
Bjork, Carol Cole, and Charles Castleman.