Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh






"A fine young Pittsburgh wind ensemble."

since 2003

Alex K. Jones, clarinet

akjones@aeolianwinds.com

Alex K. Jones, clarinet

Alex Jones has a B.A. in clarinet performance from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He is currently the Principal clarinetist of the Pittsburgh Philharmonic. He has also played clarinet and Eb clarinet for the Edgewood Symphony and the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Prior to his time in Pittsburgh, he was Principal clarinet of the Northwestern Philharmonia and Summer Orchestras in Evanston Illinois, the Principal clarinetist for the Sinfonicron Light Opera Orchestra in Williamsburg, Virginia. He was the Principal clarinetist in the All Virginia Honors Orchestra in 1994, and a member of the Virginia All District XII honors bands from 1991-1993, and the Principal player in 1993. He has been an invited featured soloist for the Pittsburgh Philharmonic, Northwestern Philharmonia Orchestra, University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and the William and Mary Symphony Orchestra. He also received the John Philip Sousa Award. As a chamber musician, he is currently the clarinetist of the Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh. In 2006 he founded the Morningside Trio (clarinet, cello, and piano). He has also performed with a variety of ensembles in Virginia and Illinois and recently toured with players from the Roanoke Symphony. Alex Jones has a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Northwestern University and is currently a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director of Computer Engineering, and MCSI Sustainability Faculty Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh.

Alex K. Jones, clarinetAlex Jones has a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Northwestern University and is currently an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh.