Jonathan Harris is Head of Academy Music at The Premier Academy in Milton Keynes. Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, it was awarded Best School Music Department in the 2018 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence, and is widely recognised as a world-leading primary school. It represents the UK in the Global Science Opera project, an international collaboration linking the arts, science and sustainability to create an annual opera performed by children and students in over 35 countries around the world.
Jonathan is currently researching how education for sustainable development can be incorporated into arts education, and has given several talks on the subject nationally and internationally. He is an experienced music teacher at both primary and secondary level, and also worked for ten years with Milton Keynes Music Service including as Head of Piano and Keyboard. He is a keen organist and choral director. He studied music at New College, Oxford and University of Edinburgh.