Jonathan studied the French horn at the Royal Northern College of Music and has remained in Manchester pursuing a busy freelance career since graduating. He has undertaken trial periods with the Hallé Orchestra, Orchestra of Opera North and the Manchester Camerata. He regularly performs with artists from many different genres including BBC radio 2 favorites Elbow, Everything Everything and Alfie Boe.
Extensive work in music education has included spending four years as musician in residence at the Royal School for the Blind, Liverpool.
Alongside music he is a keen distance runner, competing for Chorlton Runners, and a sports massage therapist.