Percussionist

JONATHAN SHARP

Dr. Jonathan Sharp is a highly regarded percussion artist and educator with an extensive and diverse teaching background. He is currently Assistant Professor of Percussion at Iowa State University and has held previous appointments at Morehead State University and Centre College. Dr. Sharp has performed concerts throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, as a soloist and classical musician. His performing credits include the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops Orchestra, and the Sinfonia Da Camera among many others. Jonathan’s recent recording credits include "The Percussion Works of Warren Benson" with the Kollective Percussion Group. He frequently presents recitals, workshops, and clinics on topics specializing in electro-acoustic percussion, multiple percussion, and contemporary concert snare drum. Dr. Sharp holds degrees from the University of Kentucky, University of Illinois, and Morehead State University.