Jonathan Reid is a music educator, composer, and pianist based in Dallas, Texas. As a music educator, Jonathan has demonstrated excellent leadership in his classroom and school districts. While teaching in Georgia, Jonathan sent over 25 students to sing in the Georgia All State Choir, as well as earned consistent superior ratings at GMEA performance evaluations. He was invited to participate in a Georgia Department of Education committee to revise the GA Performance Standards for Music to guide other educators throughout the state. Jonathan has carried his tradition of excellence to the state of Texas where he has continued to guide choirs to success both in the classroom and at outside evaluations and contests.
As an arranger and composer, Jonathan's piano and choral music is featured in the catalogs of Beckenhorst Press, BriLee Music, Choristers Guild, Hinshaw Music, Majesty Music, Soundforth Music, and Walton Music. He has studied composition and arranging under multiple teachers, including Dan Forrest.
Jonathan is the winner of the 2011 John Ness Beck Foundation Award, the 2019 Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Christmas Carol Commission Competition, and the 2019 Gregg Smith Choral Composition Competition. His choral music has been performed all over the country and has been awarded the JW Pepper's "Editor's Choice" award on multiple occasions.