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Dr. Jonathan Amon - saxophone

Jon Amon smiling with receding short red hair wearing navy blue button down shirt with gray blue tie and trees in background
Part-Time Faculty
Hunt Hall, Room 119
BM, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
MM, New England Conservatory
DMA, Boston University

Dr. Jonathan Amon is a music educator and saxophonist based in the Boston area, currently holding faculty positions at Bridgewater State University and the University of Rhode Island. Additionally, he teaches saxophone at The Fenn School and the Instrumental Music School of Carlisle and Concord (IMSCC), both in Concord, MA. 

An avid soloist, Dr. Amon is especially interested in unaccompanied works for saxophone and music including electronic media, as well as chamber music. He works regularly with the Chagall Performance Art Collaborative, an interdisciplinary arts organization based in Salem, MA and has premiered works for saxophone by notable composers including Joan Tower, Harold Shapero, and Francine Trester. He has performed regularly at international and regional conferences for the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA), and the World Saxophone Congress in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Dr. Amon organized and hosted the NASA Region 8 Conference at Bridgewater State University in 2017. 

A native of Elkhorn, Wisconsin, he attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. Following graduation, he moved to France and studied at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional Boulogne-Billancourt. He later relocated to Boston to complete a Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory and a Doctor of Musical Arts at Boston University. His primary teachers include Matt Sintchak, Jean-Michel Goury, and Ken Radnofsky.

Area of Expertise
Classical saxophone performance and repertoire, contemporary music, chamber music