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

  • Jones, A. T. (2018). “Focus on Flute Choir.” Flute Talk, 38.
  • applied studio professor. December 4, 2018.
    Performances:
    • Texas State Flute Studio Recital. December 4, 2018 Performing Arts Center Recital Hall, TX State University, San Marcos, TX.
  • Flutist with chamber orchestra for Brahms' "Requiem". December 1, 2018.
    Performances:
    • Brahms' Requiem with chamber orchestra and TX State Chorale. December 1, 2018 Evans Auditorium, Texas State University campus, San Marcos, TX.
  • Principal Flute - Austin Opera. November 3, 2018 - November 18, 2018.
    Performances:
    • Austin Opera production of Verdi's "Otello". November 3, 2018 - November 18, 2018 Long Center, Austin, TX.
  • conductor. November 14, 2018.
    Performances:
    • Texas State Flute Choir concert. November 14, 2018 Music Building Recital Hall.

Selected Awards

  • 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
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Alumni Citation, Ball State University. 2000
  • Award / Honor Recipient: University Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities. 1995

Selected Service Activities

Chair
Masters' Orals committee chair
April 15, 2018-Present
Adjudicator
Austin Flute Club
April 2016-Present
Organizer
Area Coordinators
February 2016-Present
Member
Scholarship and Retention Committee
January 2016-Present
Member
Upper Level Competency Exam Committee - Performance majors
January 2016-Present