Jonathan Nolan, a graduate of the D’Angelo Department of Music holds a degree in Music Education and a Masters in Special Education. Along with his passion for classical guitar, Jonathan has played across the country playing Irish folk music, rock, jazz and blues. Since graduating from Mercyhurst, Jonathan has been a music teacher in Erie’s Public Schools for over 20 years. During this time, he has been recognized and received grants from PMEA, The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, Little Kids Rock, the D’Adarrio Foundation and the NAMM Foundation. Mr. Nolan was honored in 2019 with a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for his continuous work with the Wilson Middle School band program. Jonathan has also toured Irish festivals with The Mulligans for over ten years. Outside of music, Jonathan is an avid runner and coaches cross-country for Wilson Middle School.