Jonathan Schang


Jonathan Schang is one of Chicago’s busiest and most in-demand Modern Dance Accompanists.

He has been commissioned to write works for Deeply Rooted Dance Theater and Thodos Dance Chicago, and can regularly be found accompanying classes at the Chicago Academy of the Arts, Columbia College, Hyde Park School of Dance, The Academy of Movement and Music, and more.

Jonathan Schang is also the drummer and primary composer for the Chicago-based and internationally renowned Progressive Rock band, District 97. After attending Berklee College of Music in 2002 and later studying with Paul Wertico at the Chicago College of Performing Arts, Jonathan focused his attention to forming his own band, District 97, in 2006.  Under his direction, District 97 has released three full-length studio albums to date, with a fourth in the works.