Faculty Profile for Dr. Adah T Jones

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Dr. Adah T Jones
Professor — School of Music
MUS 203
phone: (512) 245-3389

Biography Section

Biography and Education

, Professor of Flute at Texas State, is Principal Flute with the Austin Lyric Opera and the Victoria Bach Festival Orchestra and plays frequently with Austin and San Antonio Symphonies. She holds BM. and M.M. degrees and a Performer's Certificate from the Eastman School of Music and a Doctor of Arts degree from Ball State University where she was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Citation. She was awarded the Texas State University Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Activities and was runner-up from the College of Fine Arts and Communication for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Teaching Interests

flute, flute choir, flute pedagogy, flute literature

Research Interests

flute teaching, music history related topics to flute, topics related to flute pedagogy

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Trio op. 119 - by Friedrich Kuhlau. ALRY Publications. 2021.
  • conductor, TXST Flute Choir. January 2021 - December 2021.
    Performances:
    • TXST Flute Choir Concert. 2021 virtual.
  • Principal Flute. January 2021 - November 2021.
    Performances:
    • Tosca (Puccini) - Austin Opera production. April 18, 2021 - May 1, 2021 Circuit of the Americas, Austin, TX.
    • Marriage of Figaro (Mozart) - Austin Opera production. October 25, 2021 - November 14, 2021 Long Center, Austin, TX.
  • Devised and conducted, Opening Ceremonies Flute Orchestra. August 12, 2021.
    Performances:
    • National Flute Association Convention. August 12, 2021 virtual.
  • Performer, Austin Flute Society Members' Recital. March 13, 2021.
    Performances:
    • Austin Flute Society Members' Recital. March 13, 2021 virtual.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Department Achievement Award - music nominee for Pres. Award for Teaching. 2021 - Present
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award, TX State University - School of Music. 2015
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Fine Arts and Communications. 2008
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Runner-up for the College of Fine Arts for Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching. 2008
  • Award / Honor Recipient: School of Music and College of Fine Arts for Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching. 2008

Selected Service Activities

Adjudicator
UIL - State Solo and Ensemble
2021-Present
Member
Austin Flute Society Programming Committee
August 2021-Present
Member
Golden Anniversary Awards Committee for National Flute Association
February 2021-Present
President
Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society - Epsilon Tau Chapter
1998-Present
Judge, Coach, Clinician and/or Performer
Floot Fire camp (Austin), Cactus Pear Chamber Music Festival (San Antonio), Austin Flute Club, Texas Flute Society, San Antonio Flute Association, National Flute Association
1989-Present