Jonathan Butler, Cello

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Biography

Texan cellist, Jonathan Butler has been recognized by the Boston Globe as 'dynamic and committed.' Since winning several prizes in the Amsterdam Cello Biennale Competition, he frequently performs with the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra in Europe and Asia, A Far Cry in the US, and Prussia Cove Open Chamber Music in the UK. Jonathan has been a recipient of the Gregor Piatigorsky scholarship at the New England Conservatory, and has played in masterclasses for Steven Isserlis, Ralph Kirshbaum, and Yo-Yo Ma. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys reading the dictionary, and enjoys natural-processed hand-pour coffee with layered notes of fruit and milk chocolate.

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