Jonathan Herring



Jonathan Hering is a workshop leader, composer, performer and musical director. Based in Liverpool, and coming from a DIY experimental music background, he has played with numerous groups over the last decade, and currently plays with Ex-Easter Island Head, and The Aleph.

Jonathan is passionate about working with children and young people, and works with Liverpool Philharmonic's In Harmony project, Drake Music, Young DaDa Ensemble and The Amber Trust.

As a performer, Jonathan is a multi-instrumentalist, and has played shows throughout Europe, from Finland to Bulgaria, working alongside artists and composers as diverse as Christian Wolff, Anat Ben David, Trey Spruance and Howard Skempton.

As a composer and musical director, Jonathan has worked with Tate, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Turner Contemporary, and FACT. Commissions have included Bird Sheet Music, with artist Kerry Morrison for Tate, Rhapsody for Clarinet and Wheelchair Basketball Team, with filmmaker Jack Whiteley for the Bluecoat and DaDaFest, Lachrymose for Turner Contemporary, and Veil of Nightshade for Octopus' Full of Noises Festival.

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