Jonathan Rimmer studied at the RNCM, was a finalist in the Shell LSO Competition and in 1990 won the woodwind section of BBC Young Musician of the Year.
As a soloist he has toured twice with the European Community Chamber Orchestra and in America at venues such as the Lincoln Centre, Time Warner Centre and the United Nations, New York. He has performed in many festivals including City of London Festival, Chichester Festivities, and extensively throughout the UK.
Jonathan is a founder member and Principal flute with the ground breaking Ensemble Cymru with whom he has worked for nearly twenty years, during which time he has premiered many new works and been closely involved with furthering the Ensemble’s position as the leading light of Welsh chamber music.
Jonathan has broadcast for national radio and television and toured the Middle East, USA, and Mexico where he was also invited to be tutor at the Mexican International Flute Festival.
Jonathan is in great demand as a teacher with posts including Birmingham Conservatoire, Bangor University, and Junior RNCM.