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Applied Music

Jonathan Fowler

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Applied Music

Swope Music Building 
817 S. High Street 
West Chester, PA 19383

School of Music 
Phone: 610-436-2739 
Fax: 610-436-2873 

Dr. Christopher Hanning 
Dean (Interim) 
Phone: 610-430-4178 

Kaysey Davis 
Administrative Assistant to Dean 
Phone: 610-430-4177 

Will Hillegeist, M.M. 
Business Manager 
Phone: 610-436-3484 

Matthew Scott Miller 
Events Coordinator 
Phone: 610-436-2678 

Robert (Bob) Rust 
Recording Engineer/Video Technician 
Phone: 610-436-2937 

Gerry Cousins 
Director, Acoustic Instrument Technical Services 
Phone: 610-436-2634 

Faculty Contact Information: 
Applied Music 
Music Education 
Music Theory, History and Composition


Jonathan Fowler


227, Swope Music Building


  • D.M.A, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • M.M., Temple University
  • B.M., University of Cincinnati - College-Conservatory of Music

Curriculum Vitae

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.

Videos and Audio

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Jonathan Fowler with the West Chester University Wind Ensemble.

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