Jonathan Little

Professor of Music Composition and Music History


University of Chichester

Instrumental and Choral Composition, 19th and 20th Century Orchestration, 19th and 20th Century Musical and Cultural History, Orientalism in Music, Aspects of Commercial Music

The atmospheric and evocative music of Jonathan David Little is notable for its mystical beauty, intensity and richness of material. On the strength of the excellence of both his music, and of his writings on music, he was the first Australian-born composer to be awarded the John Clementi Collard Fellowship (2011), one of the most prestigious awards of the City of London’s ancient Worshipful Company of Musicians (est.1500) – and one of the most coveted musical awards in Britain. He was also the first composer of any nationality to receive a Professional Development Award from the UK music business’s own charity, the Musicians’ Benevolent Fund. In 2017, he was awarded Special Distinction in the ASCAP Nissim Prize (USA) - one of the most esteemed awards in the field of concert music compositmore...

B.Mus.(Hons.)(Melb.), Th.A.(Aust.Coll.Theol.), Ph.D.(Monash), F.I.S.M., F.R.S.A., Former John Clementi Collard Fellow in Music of The Worshipful Company of Musicians (Est.1500)

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