The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
6.01.21 – 6.05.21
Session: A Modern Approach to Traditional Fundamentals
Jonathan Bhatia is a Yamaha Performing Artist and the Lecturer of Music in Trumpet at the University of Nevada, Reno Department of Music. Jonathan has performed in various venues and competitions across the globe. He was a prizewinner at the International Prize Competition in Tuscany, Italy, a featured artist at the 2017 International Trumpet Guild Conference in Hershey, PA and a contributing artist at the 2017 International Horn Symposium in Natal, Brazil.
As a founding member and the Principal Trumpet of the Alias Brass Company, an internationally recognized brass chamber ensemble, Jonathan can be found making numerous performance and masterclass appearances around the world. During their 2017-2018 season, Alias Brass completed a six week, twenty-nine performance, Allied Concert Services tour, and performed internationally in Alberta, CA and Natal, Brazil.
In addition to regularly performing with the Alias Brass Company, Jonathan has recently performed with the Houston Symphony Orchestra, Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass, Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, Brazos Valley Symphony, Symphony of Southeast Texas, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Columbus Ballet, and the All-Star Brass. As a recording artist, Jonathan has been featured on National Public Radio, can be heard playing on various films and albums including the animated feature film Duck Duck Goose, Jens Lindemann’s album ‘Northern Lights’ and various recorded performances on his YouTube channel he shares with hornist Natalie Brooke Higgins, the BrassHaus Network.
Prior to his appointment at the University of Nevada, Reno, Jonathan was the Instructor of Music in Trumpet at Lamar University, a Texas State University.