Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts Invitation to Music Su

Jonathan Leathwood

Jonathan Leathwood is Associate Teaching Professor at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. He performs on both six- and ten-string guitars and has appeared in Europe and both American continents at venues such as Wigmore Hall and the Cheltenham Festival. His collaborations include recordings with flutist William Bennett and cellist Rohan de Saram. He has worked closely with Harrison Birtwistle, and premiered and recorded works by composers such as Param Vir and Stephen Goss. As a pedagogue his focus is on helping students integrate different kinds of knowledge.