Jonathan Paul Cambry



    This is the website of pianist, leadership team member of technology incubator BLUE1647, teacher, producer, composer, programmer, web/graphic designer

    Jonathan Cambry



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    About Jonathan Paul Cambry

    Jonathan Paul Cambry (b.1982) is a Haitian-American, classically trained pianist from the southside of Chicago. He is on the leadership team of BLUE1647, a tech innovation center located in Chicago. He founded the company with brother and CEO (Emile Cambry Jr.) and it is expanding to many locations around the country. 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 where is he a notable graduate. Jonathan also has a 5-star rating on Thumbtack.com with being a piano teacher. 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. His other teachers after David Andrews included Bethany Pickens, Mario Delli Ponti, Joseph Schwartz, Sedmara Zakarian Rutstein, Sanford Margolis, William Goldenberg, Graham Scott, and Kuang-Hao Huang.

    Jonathan has collaborated with other great pianists. Jonathan Cambry was preview founder and served as the Chief Executive Officer of the American Chamber Opera Company.
    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.

    Jonathan Cambry was also previously in his spare time an accompanist at Ballet Chicago, a prominent ballet company in Chicago, IL.

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    There were many collaborations while Jonathan was helping with the expansion of BLUE1647. That included rappers, string players, opera singers and more.
    Jonathan 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 Soviet-born pianist Emanuel Ax who invited Cambry to perform at the Symphony Center in Chicago with other great living pianists which included world renowned pianists Jorge Federico Osorio, Jeremy Denk, Reginald Robinson, Marc-André Hamelin, Orli Shaham, Valentina Lisitsa, Bill Charlap, Renee Rosnes and others. After founding the American Chamber Opera company, Jonathan Cambry made appearances on NBC, WGN, and other networks. Cambry also founded the largest-monthly piano gatherings in Chicago. 


    Videos of Jonathan Cambry

    Jonathan Cambry plays Chopin for Emanuel Ax

    This is Jonathan Cambry playing Scherzo in B minor for Grammy Award Winning Pianist, Emanuel Ax

    Jonathan Cambry plays Chopin 

    This is Jonathan Cambry playing Etude Op. 25. No 10 "Octave" by Frederic Chopin

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