Jonathan Butler recently graduated from the University of Michigan with high honours, where he studied with Richard Aaron. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in the Netherlands at the Royal Conservatory of the Hague, working with Michel Strauss and Jan-Ype Nota. Jonathan began his musical studies at the age of 4, and is the recipient of the Sal Werner fellowship in cello at the Aspen Music Festival. He has been a section player in the Lansing and Dearborn Symphonies, and has won prizes in the Hubbard Chamber Music and Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra concerto competitions. He has collaborated with artists such as Paul Kantor, Espen Lilleslatten, Victoria Chiang, and Virginia Weckstrom.
On 14 October 2012, Jonathan will perform together with Andrew Wright – pianist- in the Geelvinck Salon
On 7 April 2013, Jonathan will perform with Cellomania(cs) Kwartet in the Geelvink Salon