Jonathan Santore is composer in residence with the New Hampshire Master Chorale, and professor of music at Plymouth State University. He has won prizes and awards for his work including The American Prize in Composition (Choral Division), the American Composers Forum Welcome Christmas! Carol Contest, and an Individual Artist Fellowship from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. His compositions have been performed by ensembles including VocalEssence, Conspirare, and the Choir of Rochester Cathedral, England; published by Alliance Music, Walton Music, Yelton Rhodes Music, and others; and performed and broadcast nationally and internationally.

He studied composition with Stephen Jaffe, Eugene Kurtz, Donald Grantham, Elaine Barkin, and William Kraft, and holds academic degrees from Duke University, The University of Texas at Austin, and UCLA. His biography is included in recent editions of Marquis Who’s Who in America.


There Are Many Other Legends

Release Date: March 10, 2017
Catalog Number: NV6086
21st Century
Vocal Music
Both the New Hampshire Master Chorale and the Manchester Choral Society elevate the works of composer-in-residence Jonathan Santore on THERE ARE MANY OTHER LEGENDS, an expansive collection of works from Santore’s choral catalog. Each piece highlights the composer’s impressive command of choral writing and the ensemble’s traditions.