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Monday, October 5, 2009


Jonathan Oshry to perform in Friends of Music recital on October 6.

Jonathan Oshry is to perform in the Friends of Music recital on October 6.

Born in Durban in 1975, Jonathan Oshry began his music studies at the age of 10 years old with Janet Rubin, thereafter at the University of Natal under Isabella Stengel graduating in 1996 with a BMus degree Summa Cum Laude. He entered the Royal Northern College of Music in 1997 to study under Ronan O' Hora where he obtained a postgraduate diploma, a Masters degree with distinction the Professional Performance Diploma. He rounded off his music education with a second Masters degree with distinction from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

He has won numerous competitions in his native South Africa and also international competitions of note. He has completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree. His programme for the Friends of Music recital will feature the Schubert sonata in B Flat D960 as well as Chopin’s Scherzo no 1, 2, 3 and 4.

The concert takes place on October 6 at 19h45 at the Durban Jewish Centre, 44 Old Fort Road, There is safe parking. Book through Computicket.