Active as an ensemble player and collaborative pianist, Jonathan Feldman has performed around the world with artists such as Nathan Milstein, Itzhak Perlman, Gil Shaham, Sir James Galway, Joshua Bell, Midori and Emanuel Pahud. PBS broadcast his performance with Gil Shaham on “Live from Lincoln Center” throughout the U.S.
Mr. Feldman joined the collaborative piano department at the Juilliard School in 1989 and was its chairman from 1991-2017. He joined the New England Conservatory collaborative piano faculty in the fall of 2011. In addition to his studio teaching and coaching, Feldman has given master classes throughout the U.S. and the Far East, and has lectured at international festivals and competitions.
He has participated in many summer music festivals, notably Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, California, where he is director of the collaborative piano program, a post he has held since 2005. He has performed on many of the New York Philharmonic Chamber Ensembles concerts at Merkin Hall in New York City and he has performed regularly with the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall and on several international tours as their orchestral keyboard player.
Feldman's most recent recordings, with his wife, New York Philharmonic principal bassoonist Judith LeClair, and principal flutist Robert Langevin, are available on Avie Records. He has also recorded for Angel/EMI, Columbia Masterworks, DGG, RCA Red Seal, Naxos, Nonesuch, Summit, and Cala Records. He can be heard on soundtracks for many movies, including Music of the Heart with Meryl Streep and The Man Who Wasn't There by the Coen Brothers.