Angela Jones-Reus is currently Professor of Flute at the University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music and Principal Flutist of the Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra. She is active as a soloist, chamber artist, orchestral player and teacher with appearances throughout the United States, Europe, the United Kingdom, Asia and South America.
Among Jones-Reus’ performances are a concert in Carnegie Hall with Jean Pierre Rampal and Julius Baker, a London Debut Recital at St John’s Smith Square, a Japan tour as soloist with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and five performances—stepping in with one day’s notice—of the Jacques Ibert Flute Concerto with the San Remo Symphony Orchestra, Italy.
In 1991 Jones-Reus won the Principal Flute position of the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, Germany, where she played until 2000. She performed with this orchestra extensively throughout Europe, the United Kingdom, Japan, the United States and South America and can be heard on recordings on over 12 labels including EMI Classics, ECM Records, Koch International and Naxos. Her solo compact disc entitled Mostly French was recorded in Prague with I Virtuosi di Praga for the Koch International label.
Ms. Jones-Reus has been performing as a regular guest with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra since 1999 including seven Carnegie Hall performances, a three week concert tour of Asia (China, Korea, Taiwan and Japan) and concerts in some of the world’s most prestigious venues, including the London Royal Albert Hall, Salzburg Festspielhaus, Berlin Philharmonie, Chicago Symphony Hall, Lucerne Konzerthaus and Tokyo Suntory Hall. Jones-Reus performed on the Berlin Philharmonie’s latest recording of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony, with conductor Sir Simon Rattle for EMI Classics, recorded in Berlin, Germany.
Professor of Flute at the University of Georgia since 2000, Angela Jones-Reus is sought after as a teacher and clinician, receiving invitations in South America and the United States including Rice University, NC School of the Arts and Oberlin Conservatory. Ms. Jones-Reus teaches at the UGA Study Abroad Program in Italy and is a member of The Georgia Woodwind Quintet. Internationally active as chamber musician she has collaborated in many international festivals and concert series, including numerous performances with celebrated chamber music pioneer, Charles Wadsworth (founder of the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society). Angela Jones-Reus is the host of FLUTISSIMO!, an advanced Summer Flute Workshop held annually at the University of Georgia.
Jones-Reus holds degrees from the Juilliard School (MM) and the NC School of the Arts (BM) and was the sole recipient of the coveted Fulbright Scholarship to Italy in music.
“…could not have been any more vigorous, in any way more brilliant… a phenomenal talent…”
- Frankfurter Rundschau
“…(Jones-Reus) played the [Reinecke Concerto] solo part with sovereign certainty, eminent virtuosity and with a rich, singing tone…”
- Stuttgarter Zeitung