Jonathan T. Kane was the Acting Assistant Violist for six seasons with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Xalapa, in Veracruz, Mexico, formerly under the direction of Carlos Miguel Prieto and now Fernando Lozano. He was on the faculty at the Facultad de Música-Universidad Veracruzana, and the Instituto Superior de Música del Estado de Veracruza. He is currently on the faculty of the Sewanee Summer Music Festival. As an avid chamber musician, Mr. Kane has formed other string quartets such as the KLEF Quartet in Miami, Florida, and most recently the Tamayo String Quartet in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.
At the age of 17, he won the Wendell Irish Viola Competition, and later that year he went to the Harid Conservatory where he studied with Victoria Chiang and received a Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance. He received his Master of Music in Viola Performance from the University of Miami, where he was the Teaching Assistant to Pamela McConnell.
As a soloist, orchestral, and chamber musician, Mr. Kane has toured the United States, Mexico, Taiwan, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, the Cayman Islands, and most of Europe. He has played in the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angles, Bellas Artes and Nezhualcoyotl in Mexico City, and Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.