Kathleen Jones

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Curriculum Vitae

Employment

Principal Clarinetist: Orquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico
August 1975 to present

Professor of Clarinet: Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico
August 1975 to Sept. 2009

Clarinetist in Camerata Caribe, chamber group in residence, CMPR
1982-2009

Principal Clarinetist: Casals Festival Orchestra
June 1980; June 23, 1977

Chamber music in Casals Festivals
2010, 2008, 2006, 1994, 1989

Third clarinet on Mahler 9: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
(pension concert and recording with Sir Georg Solti
April 1982)

Clarinetist, Civic Orchestra of Chicago
1981-82

Olympic Music Festival, Quilcene, WA, chamber music
summers of 1986-92

Education

Master of Music in Clarinet Performance, Northwestern University, student of and assistant to Robert Marcellus, 1982 (Also, studies with Clark Brody, summer of 1980)

Private studies in New York City with Leon Russianoff 1974-75; accepted to begin master of music degree in clarinet performance at The Juilliard School, fall of 1975.

Bachelor of Music in Clarinet Performance, University of Southern California, student of Mitchell Lurie, 1974.

Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle, on a stipend from the Contemporary Group, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, 1970-72, student of William McColl; coaching with Felix Skowronek , and members of the Soni Ventorum

Summer Festivals

Sandpoint, Idaho, 1985

Tanglewood, Berkshire Music Center, on fellowship, 1982

Claremont Music Festival, 1974

Music Academy of the West, 1972, 1973

Concerto Appearances with the OSPR

World premiere of Roberto Milano's Concertino for Clarinet and Strings 9/29/07
Also: Mozart K.622, and Sinfonia Concertante; Copland; Frank Martin Concerto for Seven Winds; and Weber #1

Recitals

Many, among them, Carnegie Recital Hall (New York Times Review) 2/7/77