Raised in Austin, TX, flutist Alice Jones has been a featured soloist and chamber musician at the Composers Now Festival at Symphony Space in New York City, the Yale-China Music Exchange in China, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, and Chamber Music Campania (Italy). She regularly performs with several chamber music ensembles, including conText (flute and soprano), Ensemble 365 (Pierrot ensemble), Fiati Five (woodwind quintet), and the New York-based collective The Curiosity Cabinet, whose interdisciplinary performances feature new music and the 20th century canon, combined with film, puppeteers, dance, narration, and acting.
Alice received the Brookshire award for musicological research and writing at SUNY Purchase, the Associated Music Teachers League Award for instruction at CUNY Queens, an Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellowship at the CUNY Graduate Center, and the Graduate Research Award from the National Flute Association. In 2018, she was named to the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs inaugural Leadership Accelerator cohort, a group of dynamic emerging cultural leaders from traditionally underrepresented groups.
Alice is the Institutional Giving Manager and a concert series coordinator the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music at CUNY Queensborough Community College, CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College, and SUNY Purchase College. Her research and pedagogical interests focus on the intersection between aesthetics and music cognition: the place where listener, performer, and composer meet. She holds a BA from Yale University, MM and AD from SUNY Purchase, and DMA from the CUNY Graduate Center, and she studied with James DeVoll, Robert Dick, Juliana May Tara Helen O’Connor, and Sergio Pallotelli.
Alice joined the Music Advancement Program faculty in 2018.