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Jonathan McElroy

Adjunct


Department
Music and Theatre Arts
Office
Woods Theatre 216
Phone
732-923-4641
Email
jmcelroy@monmouth.edu
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Jonathan McElroy

Jonathan McElroy earned both his Bachelors of Music in Jazz Performance on trombone and upright/electric bass; and Masters of Music in Composition/Arranging, from William Paterson University.

He leads his own sextet, subs in Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, and actively performs nationwide at such venues as the Stone Pony in New Jersey; Arlene’s Grocery, Somethin’ Jazz Café, CBGB, The Continental, and The Bowery Poetry Club & Café in New York City; Pontiac Grille and Chris’s Jazz Café in Philadelphia; as well as in Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and places in between with his own group, or as a sideman.

Jonathan has also appeared on MTV’s “Made” series and TRL series with his band The Sly Caps as a performer and coach. While composing for his own group, Jonathan has also composed for the South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble, Flannery Brothers, singer/songwriter Alfa Garcia, as well as done orchestrations for an original, commissioned musical for the University of Delaware.

In between his travels, Jonathan teaches private lessons as well as music courses at Monmouth University in New Jersey.

You can visit Jonathan’s website at www.jonathan-mcelroy.com.

Courses

Frequently Taught Classes

  • Applied Music Industry I (MU 140)
  • Applied Music: Private Instruction (MU 199)
  • Ear Training I (MU 221L)
  • Ear Training II (MU 222L)
  • From Blues to Rap: the African-American Music Tradition (MU 216)
  • Music Appreciation (MU 101)
  • Roots, Rock, Reggae (MU 292)
  • The American Music Tradition (MU 217)

Recently Taught Classes

2022 Spring

  • Applied Music Industry I - MU 140
  • Ear Training II - MU 222L
  • History and Literature of Music II - MU 219
  • Music Appreciation - MU 101
  • Roots, Rock, Reggae - MU 292
  • The American Music Tradition - MU 217
  • The Teaching of Music in the Secondary School - ED 333

2021 Fall

  • Applied Music Industry I - MU 140
  • Ear Training I - MU 221L
  • From Blues to Rap: the African-American Music Tradition - MU 216
  • History and Literature of Music I - MU 218

2021 Spring

2020 Fall

  • Applied Music: Private Instruction - MU 199
  • Ear Training I - MU 221L
  • From Blues to Rap: the African-American Music Tradition - MU 216

2020 Summer D

  • Applied Music: Private Instruction - MU 199

2020 Spring

2019 Fall

  • Ear Training I - MU 221L
  • From Blues to Rap: the African-American Music Tradition - MU 216
  • Music Appreciation - MU 101

2019 Spring