Raised in Austin, TX, flutist Alice Jones is known for giving performances that are “lively” (New York Times), “delicate and passionate with beautiful articulation and dynamics” (Eleanor Cory, composer). An avid symphonic, chamber, theater, and contemporary musician, with performances ranging from the Brandenburg Concerti to New York City’s Look and Listen Festival, Alice was praised by Mario Davidovsky as “the flute player who could really play.” She has been featured as a soloist and as a chamber musician at the Composers Now Festival at Symphony Space in New York City (2010 and 2011), the Yale-China Music Exchange in China (2007 and 2008), the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival (2010), and Chamber Music Campania in Italy (2013 and 2014).
Alice is committed to premiering new chamber music repertoire, including commissions and premieres for flute and percussion from the Long Island Composers Alliance with percussionist Cesare Papetti, for flute and soprano by Gregory Brown, Eric Nathan, and Inés Thiebaut with soprano Mary Hubbell, and with Chamber Music Campania's resident woodwind quintet, the Fiati 5.
Demonstrating her equal passion towards performing, research, and teaching, Alice won the baroque concerto competition at SUNY Purchase, was an invited participant in the 2012 National Flute Association Young Artist Competition, received the Brookshire award for musicological research and writing at SUNY Purchase, and received the Associated Music Teachers League Award at CUNY Queens.
Alice graduated from Yale University and SUNY Purchase and is currently a doctoral candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center. She maintains a private studio in New York and joined the faculty at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College in 2010.