University of Nevada, Las Vegas, New York University
Artist's BiographyOriginally from Carson City, Nevada, Jon Holloway received a Bachelor of Music in music education from The University of Nevada, Reno in 2010, where he studied horn with John Lenz. Jon also holds a Master of Music in horn performance of New York University, where he studied with Joe Anderer. Currently, Jon resides in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he is pursuing a D.M.A. in horn performance under the guidance of Bill Bernatis. At UNLV, Jon is principal in both the Symphony Orchestra and Wind Orchestra, and is also a charter member of the graduate wind quintet, the Sin City Winds. Jon has performed as part of the National High School Wind Ensemble, The Carson City Symphony, The Nevada Chamber Opera, Nevada Opera Theater, The Las Vegas Philharmonic, The One World Symphony, Trailer Music Live, and was a charter member of the Ladies Nite Brass from Reno, NV. He has a love for musical theater performance on both Horn and Bass and has performed in Nevada and New York City in productions of Into The Woods, Sweeney Todd, Evita, Hello Again, Fame, Children of Eden, Die Fledermaus, Joseph, Guys and Dolls, 42nd Street, and RENT, among others.
Jon was a marching member of The Sacramento Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps from 2006-2008 where he served as a soloist, section leader and horn sergeant. He was the 2008 DCI mellophone individual world champion. Jon leads an active teaching career as a horn teacher as well as a marching music instructor. He has held brass caption head jobs at Carson High School, in Carson City, NV, Damonte Ranch High School and McQueen High School in Reno, NV where he also assisted with the visual program, and was on the color guard staff. He also has worked closely with the Grammy Award winning performing arts department at Green Valley High School in Henderson, NV. Jon taught three years with the Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps, where he served as a mellophone tech in 2009, and in 2010 and 2011, he was the assistant brass caption head. He has held an adjunct instructor teaching position at NYU Steinhardt School, teaching non-major students in the area of Horn. Jon also holds a graduate assistant position at UNLV. A proud member of The International Horn Society and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America, Jon is a Conn-Selmer Performing Artist in the areas of King Marching Brass and Holton Horns.