Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Squires Recital Salon

A versatile, engaging percussion artist and musical polymath, Chris Jones brings his unique blend of energy, artistry, and fun to his multifaceted career. Equally comfortable in solo, chamber, or large ensemble settings, he continues his endless pursuit of blending various aspects of modern percussion techniques into unified, captivating, and unparalleled performances. He is a founding member of the innovative flute and percussion group, A/B Duo, and an ensemble member of the percussion quartet, Clocks In Motion.

In addition to his work with A/B Duo and Clocks, he has had the pleasure to collaborate and perform with many talented musicians such as Ensemble Dal Niente, Third Coast Percussion, and Chamber Cartel. His recent performances have brought him to the Skaneateles Festival, Fringe Festival of Rochester, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin, Goat Farm Arts Center, and Heartland Marimba Festival - Utah. He has performed with the Rochester Philharmonic, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Finger Lakes Opera, International Beethoven Project Orchestra, and the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra.

Jones has held positions at the University of Central Arkansas and the Eastman School of Music. He holds percussion degrees from Eastman School of Music (DMA '18, MM '10) and Florida State University (BM '07). His teachers include Michael Burritt, John Parks, James Ross, Bill Cahn, Charles Ross, Rich Thompson, and John Evans. He currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee.