Jonathan Keith began composing and playing the piano around age four. He received his bachelor's degree in piano performance from Brigham Young University, his graduate degree in piano performance, pedagogy and composition from the University of Michigan, and a Master’s Certificate in Scoring to Motion Picture and Television from University of Southern California.
Jonathan was the national winner of the MENC composition festival. He won best original composition three times in a row at the International Festival for Creative Pianists and was also awarded best improvisation, best arrangement of a pop song, and most versatile pianist. Jonathan participated in the 2013 International highScore Festival for New Music in Pavia, Italy and the 2015 NYU ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop. Most recently, Jonathan was selected to be in the Thornton Board of Councilors Mentoring Program at USC where he mentored with Walt Disney Executive Music Producer, Chris Montan.
Aside from composing, Jonathan’s past experiences as a musician include soloing with symphonies and performing in Europe and the United States in competitions and concerts, including the World Piano Pedagogy Convention in Anaheim CA, the International Music Academy of Pilsen in the Czech Republic, and the Hyde park Concert Series in London.
Jonathan enjoys hiking and skiing in the outdoors as well as playing golf and tennis as hobbies. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.