Jonathan Heim has a versatile career in New York City, where he performs as a classical, jazz, and commercial trumpeter. As a classical artist, he has performed on the East Coast’s biggest stages, including Madison Square Garden, the Kennedy Center, and Carnegie Hall, and he can regularly be heard on Broadway in productions such as Wicked, Kinky Boots, Phantom of the Opera, and Carousel. He has had recent orchestral engagements with the New York City Ballet, Harrisburg Symphony, Stamford Symphony, Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra, and Hudson Valley Philharmonic. His playing was broadcast worldwide during a performance with Josh Groban on Good Morning America.
As a jazz artist, Jonathan Heim has toured throughout the United States and around the world with the Grammy award-winning Maria Schneider Orchestra. He has also performed with the Gil Evans Project at both the Jazz Standard and Carnegie Hall in New York and at the Umbria Jazz Festival in Italy.
He maintains trumpet studios at the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division and at the Leman Preparatory School Conservatory. His passion for teaching has also brought him into the NYC public schools through the Harmony Program, as well as to various schools in Pennsylvania and New Jersey as a guest clinician.
Jonathan Heim attended the Eastman School of Music and the Juilliard School and is currently completing his doctorate at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has studied with many of the top trumpet teachers in the United States, including James Thompson, Mark Gould, and Raymond Mase.
Manhattan School of Music Precollege faculty since 2014.