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About Jonathan Cambry
Jonathan Paul Cambry (b.1982) is a Haitian-American, classically trained pianist from the southside of Chicago. He has been playing piano since the age of 3, studying with David Andrews of the Suzuki-Orff School for 15 years. During this time, he was a student at the prestigious University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. His other teachers after included Bethany Pickens, Mario Delli Ponti, Joseph Schwartz, Sedmara Zakarian Rutstein, Sanford Margolis, William Goldenberg, Graham Scott, and Kuang-Hao Huang. Jonathan Cambry is founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the American Chamber Opera Company. Thanks to his previous YouTube popularity, he was invited to perform in a gallery opening in New York, performances in Svendborg-Denmark, Amsterdam, Malaysia, Italy, and all over the United States. Jonathan Cambry was also previously an accompanist at Ballet Chicago, a prominent ballet company in Chicago, IL.
Performances in 2010 also included Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Tustin, Dana Point in California, the Mile Hi Church in Lakewood, CO, Chicago, IL, New York City, NY, University of Montana-Missoula, and other locations in the Midwest. While at the University of Montana, Cambry was invited to lecture a class of 120 students in the business program to discuss how to promote yourself in the music world using online resources.
More about Jonathan Paul Cambry
One of Jonathan Cambry’s major goals in classical piano is to make it more accessible to younger individuals using technology. Collaborations have included rappers, string players, opera singers and more. In 2010, he also received Honorable Mention in the Franz Liszt International Competition in Los Angeles.
In 2011 he performed at DeSales Auditorium in Minnesota which he wanted to do to as a benefit to Haiti. In 2012, he performed at all of the locations in the Keys to the City Piano Festival that was created by the city of Chicago which included historic landmarks in Chicago – the Art Institute of Chicago, Adler Planetarium, Harold Washing Public Library, The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Willis Tower, United Airlines Building, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Fulton Hall and Mendel Hall at the University of Chicago. Additional performances include Ida Noyes Hall and Fulton Hall at the University of Chicago. That year, Cambry also performed a number of works at the Make Music Chicago Festival and played for Grammy-Award winning American pianist Emanuel Ax who invited Cambry to perform at the Symphony Center in Chicago. After founding the American Chamber Opera company, Jonathan Cambry has made appearances on NBC, WGN, and other networks. Cambry also founded the largest-monthly piano gatherings in Chicago. Cambry is currently on the Leadership Team of BLUE1647, an entrepreneurship and technology innovation center that fosters economic development in technology and 21st Century skills through people development (classes, workshops, and events around technology), workforce development (through youth and adult technology programs to prepare individuals for high-demand jobs) and Business Acceleration (through shared coworking-services) and has been mostly devoting his time to teaching students piano and also combining the use of technology with music through the Opus Institute of Chicago.
Jonathan Cambry plays Chopin for Emanuel Ax
This is Jonathan Cambry playing Scherzo in B minor for Grammy Winning Pianist Emanuel Ax
Jonathan Cambry plays Chopin
This is Jonathan Cambry playing Etude Op. 25. No 10 "Octave" by Frederic Chopin