Jonathan Simon

Classical and Contemporary Percussion, Drumset



Jonathan’s expertise ranges from orchestral and chamber percussion to solo xylophone and drum set. A graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Interlochen Center for the Arts, and the New World School of the Arts, Jonathan’s principal teachers include Keith Aleo, Michael Rosen, Scott Deal, and xy-lophone soloist Ian Finkel. He is an electronic music composer, having studied with Pauline Oliveros, Gary Nelson, and Richard Povall. Jonathan is also currently the CTO of, a startup helping people explore and enjoy the outdoors.