Internationally acclaimed flutist, Angela Jones-Reus, is recognized for her multi-faceted career as soloist, chamber artist, orchestral player and teacher. Ms. Jones-Reus began studying the flute at age 12. She earned a Bachelor of Music at the North Carolina School of the Arts and the Master of Music at the Juilliard School, one year later. Following her Juilliard studies Jones-Reus went to Italy as the sole recipient of the coveted Fulbright-Hayes Scholarship in music.
Angela Jones-Reus has performed recitals and concerti in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, London, Brazil, Buenos Aires, Japan, Poland and the United States. Among her many performances are a concert in Carnegie Hall with Jean Pierre Rampal, Julius Baker and Eugenia Zukerman, a London Debut Recital at St John’s Smith Square, a three week tour of Japan with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra playing the solo part of J S Bach’s Suite in b Minor and five performances of the Ibert Concerto with the San Remo Symphony Orchestra (Italy), where she stepped in on one day’s notice to substitute for Bruno Cavallo, the principal flutist of La Scala Milano Orchestra.
In 1991, Angela 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. Her many appearances with Berlin Philharmonic include seven Carnegie Hall performances and concerts in some of the world’s most prestigious venues, including the Royal Albert Hall, London, Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Philharmonie, Berlin, Symphony Hall, Chicago and Konzerthaus in Lucerne. Jones-Reus performed on the Berlin Philharmoni’s latest recording of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony, with conductor Sir Simon Rattle for EMI Classics, recorded in Berlin, Germany.
Angela Jones-Reus is currently is currently Professor of Flute at the University of Georgia and Principal Flutist of the Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra. She is internationally active as soloist, chamber musician and teacher. Among her upcoming appearances are concerts with Charles Wadsworth (founder, Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society) and cellist Lynn Harrell.
“…could not have been any more vigorous, in any way more brilliant… a phenonimal talent…”
“…(Jones-Reus) played the solo part (Reinecke Concerto) with sovereign certainty, eminent virtuosity and with a rich, singing tone…”