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Jonathan Swartz

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Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0405
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0405
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0405
Biography

Praised by The Strad for his “impeccable playing” and “gorgeously viola-like tone,” violinist Jonathan Swartz enjoys a multi-faceted career.  His recent solo CD, Suite Inspiration (Soundset Recordings), received much critical acclaim.  John Terauds of Musical Toronto comments, “Swartz sounds as if his bow were strung with threads of silk rather than horsehair,” and calls his performance of Bach’s Chaconne “something to treasure.”

 

A devoted pedagogue, Swartz serves on the faculties of Arizona State University and Madeline Island Chamber Music .  He has previously taught at the University of Texas at El Paso, Domaine Forget Academy, Round Top Festival, Interlochen Arts Camp, Innsbrook Institute, and the Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory.  Sought after as a master clinician, and frequent presenter at the American String Teachers Association National Conferences, his approach to bow technique was featured in a STRINGS magazine article in 2006.

 

Swartz is the founder and Artistic Director of the Visiting Quartet Residency Program at Arizona State University, a chamber music program that integrates visiting resident artists with a comprehensive chamber music curriculum.  He has also been instrumental in shaping the curriculum for the violin program at the Domaine Forget Academy.  He presently serves as Artistic Director for Madeline Island Chamber Music, and as President for ASTA-AZ.

 

 

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 448Classical Style: Perform/Analy
MUP 481Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 548Classical Style: Perf/Analysis
MUP 581Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 449Unaccompanied Music of JS Bach
MUP 451Repertoire
MUP 460Visiting Quartet Residency
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 549Unaccompanied Music of JS Bach
MUP 551Repertoire
MUP 560Visiting Quartet Residency Pro
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 448Classical Style: Perform/Analy
MUP 481Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 548Classical Style: Perf/Analysis
MUP 581Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 449Unaccompanied Music of JS Bach
MUP 451Repertoire
MUP 460Visiting Quartet Residency
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 549Unaccompanied Music of JS Bach
MUP 551Repertoire
MUP 560Visiting Quartet Residency Pro
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 448Classical Style: Perform/Analy
MUP 481Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 548Classical Style: Perf/Analysis
MUP 581Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 449Unaccompanied Music of JS Bach
MUP 451Repertoire
MUP 460Visiting Quartet Residency
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 549Unaccompanied Music of JS Bach
MUP 551Repertoire
MUP 560Visiting Quartet Residency Pro
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 448Classical Style: Perform/Analy
MUP 481Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 548Classical Style: Perf/Analysis
MUP 581Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 449Unaccompanied Music of JS Bach
MUP 451Repertoire
MUP 460Visiting Quartet Residency
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 549Unaccompanied Music of JS Bach
MUP 551Repertoire
MUP 560Visiting Quartet Residency Pro
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 448Classical Style: Perform/Analy
MUP 481Performance-Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 499Individualized Instruction
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 548Classical Style: Perf/Analysis
MUP 581Performance Pedagogy/Materials
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
MUP 790Reading and Conference
MUP 796Solo Performance
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 111Studio Instruction
MUP 121Studio Instruction
MUP 127Studio Instruction
MUP 311Studio Instruction
MUP 321Studio Instruction
MUP 327Studio Instruction
MUP 449Unaccompanied Music of JS Bach
MUP 451Repertoire
MUP 460Visiting Quartet Residency
MUP 495Performance
MUP 496Performance
MUP 511Studio Instruction
MUP 521Studio Instruction
MUP 527Studio Instruction
MUP 549Unaccompanied Music of JS Bach
MUP 551Repertoire
MUP 560Visiting Quartet Residency Pro
MUP 596Solo Performance
MUP 597Solo Performance
MUP 727Studio Instruction
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