1 August 2012
Jones is commissioned by the Juilliard String Quartet to write a 20-30 minute piece for their 2013-14 seasonRead More
Composer, conductor, and mandolinist Jesse Jones (b. 1978) is an American artist of wide-ranging tastes and influences. His music has been performed across North America, Europe, and Asia, and Mr. Jones has received numerous accolades as both a composer and performer. Most recently, he has been honored with the Elliott Carter Rome Prize in Composition from the American Academy in Rome, a Barlow Commission, the Susan and Ford Schumann Fellowship from the Aspen Music Festival and School, and the Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.Read More
- The lone and level sands (2010), for sinfonietta.
- For a Faded Mind (2009-10), for solo violin, piano & strings, commissioned by violinist Joseph Lin & conductor Chris Kim.
- Threshold (2012), for tenor & sinfonietta, text in English by Rabindranath Tagore.
- Through the Veil (2010-11), for 3 amplified sopranos and wind ensemble.
- Unisono (2011), for violin, clarinet & piano, commissioned by Xak Bjerken for Mayfest 2011.
- Snippet Variations (2009), for clarinet, violin, cello & piano, written for the Aspen Music Festival and School.
- Piano Quintet (2006-7), for violin, viola, cello, double-bass & piano.
- Nocturne (2008), piano solo, ca. 10 minutes, premiered 3 April 2009 in Barnes Hall (Ithaca, New York) by pianist Assen Boyadjiev.
- Variations on Drowsy Maggie (2005-7), piano solo, ca. 6.5 minutes, premiered 11 June 2007 at the Oregon Bach Festival (Eugene, Oregon) by pianist Mihyun Kim.
- Margaret (2011), for soprano and piano.
- Harmonies poétiques et religieuses (2011), for mezzo-soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano resonance, three texts in French by Alphonse de Lamartine.
- Molly Bahn (2008), for choir SATB a cappella, anonymous folk text in English.
- Naye-e Sin (2008), for choir SATB a cappella w/optional Eurhythmic movement, ancient folk text (war chant) in Navajo.
- Phantasma (2010-11), for solo cello.
Jesse Jones: composer, conductor, mandolinist.