Biography

Jonathan SegalJonathan Segal

Jonathan Segal is the Piano and Accompaniment Associate at New York Vocal Coaching. Aside from being an Emmy-Nominated composer, Mr. Segal has been a pianist all his life, and has taught piano for decades. His diverse career has included performing, song-writing, and teaching. He has written music for television, including themes and songs for "Monday Night Football", "Another World", "Mighty Mouse - The New Adventures", and "One Life To Live" (for which he received his Emmy-nomination).

He has been featured in Broadway shows and tours ("Pump Boys & Dinettes"), music-directed for TV, (“Afterdrive" starring Denis Leary, two Tom Brokaw specials), accompanied a number of music greats (Chuck Berry, Dizzy Gillespie), entertained as a singer/pianist at over a thousand private events (events for Broadway’s Tony Awards, the British Consulate, Al Gore, Mayor Bloomberg, The Discovery Channel, many major corporations), concertized ("The Great American Songbook on the Jazzy Side") played jazz in Tokyo, worked in industrial theater for many more corporations, music directed off-Broadway ("Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah") and worked on Broadway (teaching the Von Trapp children their songs for “Sound Of Music” and playing in The Radio City Music Hall Pit Orchestra).

Mr. Segal has been a blue ribbon judge at the Emmy Awards, and appeared in Who’s Who in Entertainment and Who’s Who in Emerging American Leaders. He has written the lyrics, music, and book to a new musical, "Space Vacation", and has put out an album of jazz and comedic songs.

Jonathan is love of teaching is evidenced by his decades of service both to professionals as well as students at the middle school and high school level throughout the New York City. Jonathan is passionate about serving the artists at NYVC through his unique gift of helping others to learn the piano.