Jonathan Vaux is a saxophonist from Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. Jonathan performs both classical and jazz and is also an accomplished player of flute, clarinet and piano.
He began making music when he was five, originally on piano. Finding his musical home on the saxophone, his playing quickly reached high levels. Whilst only 14, he won the Under 18 Woodwind Category of the Harrogate Music Festival, and became overall champion in 2015. He won the saxophone prize at the 2017 Music Club of London’s Young Musician Competition.
He is now studying at the Royal College of Music as a Scholar supported by The Henry Wood Accommodation Trust and a Hedley Trust Award. He also reached the woodwind semi-finals of the BBC Young Musician of the Year in two consecutive competitions.