Jonathan Berkahn holds a BMus in composition, a BMus (Hons) in performance (organ, harpsichord, fortepiano) and a PhD in music history.
Jonathan is a Wellington-based freelance performer, educator, and composer.
He studied organ and harpsichord with Douglas Mews and has accompanied many choirs and soloists around New Zealand. After gaining his PhD in music history he was a tutor and visiting lecturer at the New Zealand School of Music (Victoria University).
He is organist and choir master at St James’ Anglican Church in Lower Hutt, and conducts Wellington’s Festival Singers. On Tuesday nights he plays accordion at a traditional Irish session.