Jonathan Storer

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Co-leader Augsburg Symph, No.3 1st Northern Sinfonia and 5yrs Assistant prof. at the Uni of Trinidad and Tobago. Now: ECO,SCO, BBC Phil.

Jonathan Storer was born in London and received his musical education at the Royal Academy of Music, as a scholar to Chetham’s School of Music, the Royal Northern College of Music and the Freiburger Hochschule für Darstellende Kunst, from which he holds the esteemed Solistendiplom. Jonathan has held permanent posts with the Freiburg Opera, Augsburg Symphony Orchestras and the Royal Northern Sinfonia , holding deputy leader positions in both Augsburg and the Northern Sinfonia. Jonathan has performed as a chamber musician and orchestral leader with some of the great names of classical music, including: Maurice Borgue, Thomas Zehetmair, Simon Mulligan, Jean-Bernard Pommier, John Wilson and Andriss Nelsons, and has worked as a guest with many orchestras as a leader, including Solingen Symphony, Nürnberg Symphony, Cologne Chamber Orchestra, Heidelberg Chamber Orchestra (where he worked as leader, soloist and director for more than 700 concerts), and section leader with the City of Birmingham Symphony and BBC Scottish and BBC Philharmonic Orchestras. During his time in Newcastle Jonathan became interested in teaching and accepted positions at Newcastle University and the Music Education Centre, Gateshead. This new passion precipitated a move to Trinidad, where he was named assistant Professor of violin at the the Academy for Performing Arts, University of Trinidad and Tobago in 2009. Since returning to England in 2015, Jonathan has worked as a member of the English Chamber Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and as soloist with the London Concertante. In addition to orchestral work, Jonathan is an active chamber musician, performing with the pianist, Stephen Beville and is a passionate advocate of street music, bringing high quality performances of classical masterworks to the public as part of the Street Soloist project.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I own a PA system
Classical, Baroque, Opera, Film / TV music, Contemporary classical, Early music
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Recording session, Cruise
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Other skills:
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Song list

Romantic violin
Beethoven F maj Romance
Bruch Violin concerto 2nd Movement
Elgar Salut d’Amour
Franck Sonata 1st movement
Kreisler Liebesleid
Kreisler Liebesfreud
Kreisler Präludium and Allegro
Kreisler Tempo di Menuetto
Morely Reverie
Mozart/Kreisler Rondo
Paganini Cantabile
Von Paradis Sicilienne
Concerto and Virtuoso
Bach Concerto for 2 violins in D minor
Bach concerto for violin in A minor
Bach concerto for violin in E major
Bruch Violin Concerto G minor movements 2+3
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
Saint Seäns Havannaise
Vivaldi “The Four Seasons”
Light, weddings and film music
Humouresque Antonin Dvorak
Ladies in Lavender Nigel Hess
Eastern Promises Howard Shore.
Schindler’s List John Williams
The Chairman's Waltz from "Memoirs of a Geisha"John Williams
Princess Leia’s theme Sabrina Williams
Wedding Music
Air On The G String Johann Sebastian Bach
Wachet Auf Johann Sebastian Bach
Sheep May Safely Graze Johann Sebastian Bach
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Johann Sebastian Bach
Arioso Johann Sebastian Bach
Ode to Joy Ludwig Van Beethoven
Prelude From Te Deum Charpentier
Trumpet Voluntary Jeremiah Clarke
La Rejouissance from Royal Fireworks Music George Frideric Handel
Entrance of the Queen of Sheba George Frideric Handel
Air George Frideric Handel
Bourree George Frideric Handel
Hornpipe from Water Music in F George Handel
Hornpipe from Water Music in D George Handel
Meditation Jules Massenet
Wedding March Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn
Rondeau Jean-Joseph Mouret
Alleluja  From Exultate Jubliate,  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Andante  From Piano Concerto 21, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Canon Johann Pachelbel
Trumpet Tune  Henry Purcell
Ave Maria Franz Schubert
Largo From Winter Antonio Vivaldi
Wedding March Richard Wagner
Bridal Chorus  Richard Wagner
Popular Wedding
Can you Feel the Love Tonight (Lion King) Elton John
Gabriel's Oboe (The Mission) Ennio Morricone
Grow Old with Me John Lennon
Here, There and Everywhere Lennon/McCartney
Highland Cathedral Michael Korb/Roever
I will be Here Steven Curtis Chapman
The Lord's Prayer Albert Malotte
Sunrise, Sunset (Fiddler on the Roof) Jerry Bock
Wedding Processional (Sound of Music) Richard Rogers
You Raise Me Up (Westlife) Graham/Lovland


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TERESA J, 2 years ago

Johnathan was absolutely amazing thought out our wedding he even played a little extra then I paid him for which was so kind and generous. He played all the music I wished for. I would definitely recommend ;) .