Mr. Jonathan Fields is a composer, music teacher and lecturer who in his career has explored many regions of the musical world. After graduating first in his class from Mannes College of Music in 1981, he joined David Horowitz Music Associates, one of the leading commercial music production companies in the world, and has been an award-winning composer of over a thousand television and radio spots. At the same time he has composed a variety of musical works spanning multiple genres, including film scores, soundtracks for TV, a mass, hymns and many others. An accomplished guitarist, he has toured the world playing with jazz, rock, folk and pop bands playing with first-rank musicians from the New York studio recording world. He has also worked with New York downtown experimentalists and minimalists such as Phillip Glass and Glen Branca. In recent years he has been a frequent lecturer and musical educator, and the author of several publications aimed at introducing new audiences to the treasures of European and American classic and traditional music. Currently, Mr. Fields is composing music for television and film through his company L-SID Productions. His recent clients include GE and Samsung. He also works as organist and music director for Regina Pacis Basilica in Brooklyn, NY, and teaches private lessons for guitar, composition and studio music. Mr. Fields resides in Brooklyn with his wife and three children.