• ::::::::Jonathan Paul Cambry:::::::::

    Home website of romantic period pianist, teacher, graphic designer and music instructor for most types of music

    “You cannot teach passion, but you can give that person enough knowledge of the techniques and other ways to think about the music itself to make passion attainable early for the student”

    -JONATHAN CAMBRY

     

    Cambry in Denmark, Europe

    Jonathan Cambry plays "Moment Musical No. 4" by Sergei Rachmaninoff

    Jonathan Paul Cambry plays one of Sergei Rachmaninoff's most difficult and lovely romantic period piece a favorite

    Jonathan Cambry plays "Une Barque sur L'ocean" by Maurice Ravel

    Jonathan Paul Cambry plays lovely piece, "Une Barque sur L'ocean", which means "A boat on the ocean", a movements in the suite "Miroirs" in French, which in English means "Mirrors", written by Maurice Ravel

  • Biography

    Will give more updates about performing and teaching in the future

    Jonathan Paul Cambry (born 1982) is a Haitian-American, classically trained pianist from the south side of Chicago. He has been playing piano since the age of 3, studying with David Andrews of the Suzuki-Orff School for 15 years. He is currently one of the most viewed and most subscribed pianists on YouTube to date, with over 2.5 million views. He has posted over 37 music videos of himself playing the works of Scriabin, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Liszt, Ravel and other composers. In 1997, Cambry won the Silver Medal at the NAACP ACT-SO Awards competition for the Music Instrumental-Classical category and in 1998 and 1999 won the Gold Medal in the categories of Music Instrumental-Classical and Music Instrumental-Contemporary.

    In 2000, shortly after finishing high school at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, Cambry was invited to perform and study in a prestigious 3-month intensive program in Casalmaggiore, Italy where he studied with Sedmara Zakarian Rutstein of the Oberlin Conservatory and Mario Delli Ponti who is a world renowned teacher and lecturer. While at Northern Illinois University studying with William Goldenberg, Cambry was the recipient of the Jane Jenkins Lovering, Memorial Scholarship (2005) and received a Master Class from Martin Canin, professor emeritus of the Juilliard School of Music in New York City. Cambry also studied with professor Kuang-Hao Huang, one of the most popular collaborative pianists located in Chicago, IL.

    Cambry continues to perform in recitals and participate in a variety of music projects. He is the featured performer and musical director for Sonatasia, founded by architect David M. Parker (www.sonatasia.com) which is a project that originated in Laguna Beach, California that combines classical music and architecture. Through this opportunity, Cambry was able to collaborate with many other prominent musicians and dancers. In Chicago, Cambry hosts the largest monthly-organized piano meetings at meetup.com/pianoparty Cambry is also working on soundtracks for independent movies with his brother Emile Cambry Jr., an adjunct professor of Northwestern College and former interim-CEO of JW&C Public Accounting Firm of Chicago, IL.

  • Videos

    There are more videos featuring Jonathan Cambry which can be shown on his YouTube channel(click here)

    Jonathan Cambry plays "Transcendental Etude No. 10" by Franz Liszt

    This is Jonathan Paul Cambry playing one of his favorite romantic period pieces, and most popular romantic piano compositions, composed by Franz Liszt

    Jonathan Cambry plays "La Campanella" by Franz Liszt

    One of Cambry's favorite "La Campanella(click here)" which in English means "The Little Bell", composed by Franz Liszt and performed in California and considered one the most difficult pieces written for piano(click here)

    Jonathan Cambry plays "Scherzo No. 1" by Frederic Chopin

    One of Cambry's favorite one of his favorite romantic period pieces, featured on YouTube(click here), composed by Frederic Chopin

  • Articles and more about Jonathan Cambry

    Check this out to learn more about the great versatile artist

    Jonathan Paul Cambry as winner in 2021 American Protégé competition

    https://americanprotege.com/musictalent2021spring/

    Guest Instructor Jonathan Paul Cambry at the University of Montana

    http://www.business.umt.edu/programs/umem/instructors/cambry-jonathan.php

    About Jonathan Paul Cambry in Everybody Wikipedia

    https://en.everybodywiki.com/Jonathan_Paul_Cambry

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  • Pieces Uploaded

    These are all of the pieces Jonathan Cambry has learned to perform in the future in different locations and is currently on YouTube

    Cambry is still learning new pieces at this moment.

     

    J.S. Bach

    1. Prelude and fugue no 1 in WTC book 1

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    1. Moonlight Sonata
    2. Pathetique Sonata

    Frederic Chopin

    1. Étude op 10 no 12 “Revolutionary”
    2. Étude op 25 no 1 “Aeolian harp”
    3. Étude op 25 no 10 “Octave”
    4. Scherzo no 1 in B minor
    5. Scherzo no 2 in B-flat minor
    6. Nocturne op 15 no 1 in F major
    7. “Heroic” Polonaise
    8. Fantasie-Impromptu in C# minor

    Franz Liszt

    1. Transcendental étude no 8 (Wilde Jage)
    2. Transcendental étude no 10 (Appasionata)
    3. La Campanella (The Little Bell)
    4. Funerailles

    Sergei Rachmaninoff

    1. Moment Musical no 3
    2. Moment Musical no 4
    3. Prelude in C# minor
    4. Étude-Tableau no 5

    Claude Debussy

    1. Claire de lune
    2. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum 

    Maurice Ravel

    1. Miroirs “Une Barque sur L'ocean”

    Alexander Scriabin

    1. Étude no 2 no 1
    2. Étude op 8 no 12
    3. Étude op 42 no 5

    Collaborations

    1. Prealudium and Allegro by Kreisler (piano and violin)
    2. Yankee Doodle Variations (piano and violin)
    Compositions
    1. Music Theory