Jonathan Still studied piano with Trissie Cox in Bournemouth, and Antony Saunders in London. He was a company pianist for English National Ballet, and Ballett der Deutschen Oper Berlin, and has worked with choreographers including Wayne Sleep, Mark Morris, Gillian Lynne and Christopher Hampson.
From 1999-2013 he worked at the Royal Academy of Dance in the Music Department, Faculty of Education and RAD Enterprises, playing for classes, teaching about music for dance teaching, and acting as executive music producer and performer for Studio Series 1-6, Alternative Music for Grades 1- 5, A Dance Class Anthology and After Class 1 & 2.
With Andrew Holdsworth he supervised the production of music for all the Academy’s syllabus development projects since 2007. He holds an MA in Music Education from the Institute of Education in London, where he is completing a PhD on musical issues in ballet training, while continuing to work as freelance accompanist for ballet companies and schools.
Photo: Andrew Florides