Assistant Professor - Euphonium / Tuba
Room 255, Swope Music Building
D.M.A, Rutgers University
M.M., Temple University
B.M.,University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Jonathan Fowler is the Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCUPA). He holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), Temple University and Rutgers University. During his education Jonathan performed with the CCM Wind Symphony, the Rutgers Wind Ensemble and the Rutgers Symphony Orchestra. Recordings of these ensembles can be heard on the Naxos, Bridge and Mark Custom record labels. His principal teachers include Timothy Northcut, Jay Krush and Scott Mendoker.
As a faculty member at WCUPA, Dr. Fowler teaches applied tuba and euphonium lessons, trumpet class, trombone class, and also coaches small ensembles in addition to running the WCUPA Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble. Aside from performing his own faculty recitals, Dr. Fowler has appeared as a soloist with the WCUPA Wind Symphony and the WCUPA Brass Ensemble.
Jonathan is a regular performer with Symphony in C, Westfield Symphony and New Jersey State Opera. Dr. Fowler has also performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke's, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Harrisburg Symphony, Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Reading Symphony, Orchestra of St. Cecilia's, Opera Theatre of New Jersey and Orchestra Teatro Grattacielo. He has also been a regular contributor to the International Tuba and Euphonium Association journal writing reviews for newly composed solos and chamber works.
Recently, Dr. Fowler performed concerts on the serpent and ophicleide. During the summer of 2013, Jonathan will be presenting a session at the New England Band Directors Institute at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire.