Composer Jonathan Bingham is a native of Southampton, New Jersey. He began his compositional studies in 2009 under Anthony Randolph at Howard University. Additionally, he studied at the Siena Summer Music Festival in Siena, Italy, where several of his chamber works received their premieres, and at the Chamber Music Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
In 2014, he relocated to New York City and began his graduate studies at New York University's Steinhardt School under the tutelage of Justin Dello Joio. While there, he composed several works including his String Quartet No. 1 for the JACK Quartet, his (Untitled) for the NYU Contemporary Ensemble, and his Episode for Orchestra which went on to win the Vincent C. LaGuardia, Jr. Composition Competition.
In addition to his contributions to the concert hall, Mr. Bingham composed the score to the film Happenstance by director Jeanette Sears, provided string music for the hip hop song American Dream by recording artist Scuzz Ortegé, and orchestrated for rapper Thee Phantom's The Entertainer which received a Carnegie Hall debut. He currently resides and continues to compose in New York.
Samples of his work for film and television can be heard at and