Jonathan Barlow received his Master of Music degree from the University of Denver and is a full-time guitarist and multi-instrumental film music composer. His eclectic music has been praised as "super-powerful, stunning" by Soundsphere Magazine, and "masterful, filled with keen musical insight" by All Music Guide. Classical Guitar Magazine says "innovative, Barlow has carved a place for himself." Indie Shuffle says "with slick instrumental tracks blending guitar, cello, and a dash of creativity, he creates a world you want to live inside.

He is a production music composer published by BMG and has albums releasing on EMI (Sony/ATV) and Universal in 2019. He's made music for Animal Planet, PBS, Ovation TV, Logo, Vogue, NPR, MasterClass, AAA Insurance, Dropbox, Eddie Bauer, Time, Inc. and many others. His music is in films screened at over 50 festivals like SXSW, AFI DOCS, and Human Rights Watch Film Festival. He's soundtracked projects praised by The New York Times, The New Yorker, Forbes, GQ, USA Today, The Hollywood Reporter, and The Guardian. His music has been the soundtrack to museum exhibits, an Apple App of the Day, iTunes Editor's Choice film, a project featured on Jimmy Fallon, and projects praised by The New York Times, People, Variety, Forbes, GQ, The Hollywood Reporter, and more.

His sheet music is published by houses in France, England, and the United States. He has also been published in Soundboard: the Journal of the Guitar Foundation of America. Distinguished libraries carry his scores including Yale, Juilliard, Cornell, McGill University, and the Royal College of Music and more. His compositions and arrangements have been performed in concerts in the USA, South America, and the UK.

  • South By Southwest Film Festival (SXSW)
  • Rhode Island International Film Festival
  • Speechless International Film Festival
  • Intendence Film Festival
  • Durango Independent Film Festival
  • Denver Film Festival
  • Florida Film Festival
  • CinemaQ Film Festival (Denver Film Society)
  • Napa Valley Film Festival
  • Seattle Queer Film Festival
  • Flyway Film Festival
  • BFI Flare: London
  • AFI DOCS
  • MSP Film Festival
  • Independent Film Festival Boston
  • Martha’s Vineyard Spectrum Film Festival
  • Frameline
  • Human Rights Watch Film Festival
  • AGLIFF Austin
  • Outfest LA
  • Justice Film Festival at The Sheen Center NYC
  • Mill Valley Film Fest
  • Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (TIGLFF)
  • Outflix Film Festival
  • Reel Pride FilmFestival
  • Dayton LGBT Film Festival
  • NewFest (New York’s LGBT Film and Media Arts Organization)
  • New York Short Film Festival
  • JAYU Human Rights Watch Film Festival (Toronto)
  • Rochester LGBT Film Fest
  • Reel Q Pittsburgh LGBT Film Festival
  • Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival
  • Veterans Film Festival
  • Queer Screen (Sydney Australia)
  • North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Fest
  • Out On Film Festival
  • Portland Queer Film Fest
  • Kaleidoscope Film Fest
  • Whistler Film Festival
  • Cinema Diverse Film Fest, Palm Springs