American-Hungarian clarinetist, Jonathan Szin, holds a Master of Music degree in clarinet performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Jeffrey Anderle and was awarded Departmental Honors in clarinet and orchestral studies. Jonathan has performed with the Monterey Symphony, Santa Cruz Symphony, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, and Opera Parallèle, in addition to performing as an active chamber musician. You can hear Jonathan playing clarinet in the short film, The Dam Keeper, directed by Pixar’s Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi, recorded in 2014. Mr. Szin made his Kennedy Center debut in April 2014 taking part in the annual Conservatory Project – an annual concert series. Most recently, Jonathan is also a co-director/clarinetist of Nomad Session, the Bay Area’s first wind and brass octet.
Jonathan is currently an Artist in Residence in the San Mateo-Foster City School District in addition to running his own private studio in San Francisco. His students have been accepted to Oberlin College, Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, All City Honor Band, and All State Honor Band. Jonathan is also a Woodwinds Coach at Stanford University providing instruction to musicians in the Stanford Symphony Orchestra, Stanford Philharmonia and Stanford Wind Ensemble.