David A. Jones

Composer, Performer

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Past Events

Connecticut Summerfest Evening of Premieres

Date: Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Location: Berkman Recital Hall, The Hartt School, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, CT 06117

Description: In the culminating concert of the 2018 Connecticut Summerfest, three resident ensembles - the Xelana Duo, Duo Alterity, and Akropolis Reed Quintet - premiere works by nine participant composers, including a premiere of Jones's new work, Elegy, for saxophone and bassoon, by Alex Davis and Ana Garcia of the Xelana Duo.

Hear and Now

Date: Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Location: Duncan Recital Hall, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas, 77005

Description: Hear and Now, the Shepherd School of Music's new music ensemble, under the direction of Jerry Hou, premieres Jones's The Zookeeper, a single-movement chamber cantata for four sopranos and two percussionists, with text by Zach T. Power.

Sound, Light, and Line

Date: Monday, April 16th, 2018

Location: Moody Center for the Arts, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005

Description: The premiere of Jones's new work, Set Fire to Free, based on a sculpture of the same title by Filipino artist Gary-Ross Pastrana. This concert is the culminating event of a course taught by Hana Ajiashvili on music inspired by visual artwork.

National Student Electronic Music Event 2018

Date: Friday, March 9th, 2018

Location: Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theater, University of North Texas, 415 Avenue C, Denton, Texas 76201

Description: David Jones performs a live diffusion of his recent fixed-media electronic piece, Until Further Notice, at the NSEME 2018 conference.

LSC-CyFair Contemporary Music Festival

Date: Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Location: Lone Star College-CyFair, 9191 Barker Cypress Rd, Cypress, TX 77433

Description: Violinist Likai He performs Jones's Soliloquy for Violin. The concert is part of a series of events featuring the works of local composers in the greater Houston area.