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JONATHAN ALLENTOFF is the music director of the Brockport Symphony, Greece Community, and Temple Beth El Orchestras, associate conductor, principal arranger, and principal viola of the Brighton Symphony Orchestra, President of the Greece Performing Arts Society (GPAS), Director of Music and Strings at Hillel Community Day School, director of the Eastman Klezmer Ensemble and Eastman Summer Studio Orchestra at ECMS at the Eastman School of Music, composition mentor and conductor for the LA Inception Orchestra, and the founder of Allentoff Music (ASCAP).


Mr. Allentoff recently conducted the Los Angeles Inception Orchestra studio recording session at Village Studios in Westwood, CA and the orchestral session at UCLA, conducted the premiere of his big band composition,“Swingin’ Through Griffith Park” and performed as violin soloist with the Flight 584 Big Band at the Mayflower Club in North Hollywood, conducted and performed as principal viola with the NYSSMA/NYASTA Conference Orchestra and violin soloist with the NYACDA Honor Choir in Albany, NY, composed the score for the documented drama, Love Letters from the Cold War, and conducted his film score and popular song arrangements at the ASMAC Summer Concert celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Warner Bros. at Evergreen Studios in Burbank.


Jonathan has presented APME Conference workshops at the Berklee College of Music, New York University, Loyola University of New Orleans, Detroit Institute of Music Education, University of Colorado Denver, and Middle Tennessee State University and conducted film score research in the archives at UCLA, USC, Syracuse University, and the University of Cincinnati. His works and licensed arrangements have been performed by ensembles across the globe, including the Pittsburgh, Knoxville, Holyoke, Muncie, Oklahoma, Redlands, Salina, Texas, and Vermont Symphony Orchestras and the Sydney Opera House, among others. He has conducted his silent film scores in concert and composed film scores and studio compositions for ASMAC events. 


Jon holds a Master of Arts degree specializing in Music, Interdisciplinary Arts, Education, and Technology from Stony Brook University, and he received the Dr. Deborah C. Hecht Award for his MA thesis. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, in Interdisciplinary Arts and Music from SUNY Brockport. A Marquis Who's Who Top Artist, he is an active member and clinician for APME, ASCAP, ASMAC, ASTA, CODA, NAfME, and NYSSMA. He serves on the Executive Board of NYASTA and the LA Inception Orchestra Board of Directors.

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