Prince George (British Columbia, Canada), 1977
Performer (violin)

Jonathan Crow has enjoyed astonishing success for someone so young: at only age 28 he is currently Concertmaster and youngest member of the Montréal Symphony Orchestra. Born in Prince George in British Columbia, he began his violin studies at age 6. In 1992, he enters the Victoria Conservatory of Music where he studied with Sydney Humphrey. In 1998, he earned his B.Mus. in Performance from McGill University under Yehonatan Berick at the same time he won the MSO audition. Twice Jonathan has been awarded the Doris Schine Maxwell Scholarship from the Ravinia Festival (1996 and 1997); he also won the MSO Competition in 1996. In 1997 and 1998, he played as a soloist under the baton of Sir Yehudi Menuhin. He has been invited to play with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, as well as with the Victoria, Montréal, Kingston, Vancouver, and Charlotte (North Carolina) orchestras. An avid chamber musician, Jonathan has performed during festivals in Canada, United-States and Italy with ensembles such as the Guarneri, Emerson, Vermeer and Tokyo Quartets. He joined the Canadian string trio Triskelion with violist David Harding and cellist Brian Epperson in 2004.