Mr. Ed Jones
Adjunct Instructor of Ephonium/Tuba, Tuba
Location: Room 247 Fine Arts Building
Ed Jones teaches applied tuba and co-directs the Tuba Euphonium Ensemble at the University of Texas at Arlington. From 1985-2003 he was on the faculty of the Texas A&M University-Commerce where he taught applied tuba and euphonium, coached brass chamber groups and directed the tuba-euphonium ensemble. He holds degrees from Fort Hays State University and Texas A&M-Commerce and has done additional graduate study in applied tuba at the University of North Texas. His principal teachers are Lyle Dilley of Hays, Kansas and Donald Little, Professor of Tuba and the University of North Texas and retired principal tuba with the Forth Worth Symphony.
In 2001 he was appointed Principal Tuba with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Previously he was tubist with the Northeast Texas Symphony, the Richardson Symphony and East Texas Symphony Orchestras and the Dallas Wind Symphony. He has performed and recorded with the Dallas Symphony and the Dallas Opera Orchestras. Also an active chamber musician, he performs with the Classic Brass Quintet and the FWSO Brass Quintet. As a soloist, he has given numerous recitals throughout Texas and the Southwest and was a featured artist at the 2000 International Tuba - Euphonium Conference in Regina, Saskatchewan.