Dr. Jonathan Richardson received a Bachelor of Music Degree with a minor in French from Carson-Newman University, A Master of Arts in Education Degree from Tusculum College, and Specialist and Doctoral Degrees in Education from Lincoln Memorial University. He lives in Morristown where he has served as a public school music teacher for Hamblen County Schools and organist of First Baptist Church since 1998. As a published composer, he enjoys writing for piano, organ, and children's choir. He has also directed Encore's Lakeway Children's Choir. He was musical director for Cabaret and has taught classes and workshops for Encore. When not involved in music, Jonathan likes to cook and travel.