Camille Jones

 

 

Instrument: Voilin

 

Studies:

University of Maryland, BM

 

Biography:

 

A passionate collaborator and advocate for diversity in the arts, Camille has worked with various festival orchestras and chamber groups, including the National Orchestral Institute and Festival (NOI + F) and Bowdoin International Music Festival. She has also gained instruction from well-known chamber ensembles like the Jupiter Quartet, the Aeolus Quartet, and the Jerusalem Quartet. In 2019, Camille was the recipient of the Sphinx Orchestral Futurist Fellowship at NOI + F where she received real-world arts administration experience and worked alongside the festival’s director, Richard Scerbo. Some of her work as a Fellow included commissioning works and curating a professional development workshop for K-12 students in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Camille collaborated with professional Black and Latinx artists for this event - including the composer Carlos Simon, Sphinx competition laureates Melissa White and Elena Urioste, and director of Play on Philly, Andres Gonzales. In the fall of 2018, Camille curated Voices Unheard as a concert series at the University of Maryland which celebrates works by women composers and composers of color. After its success, she was awarded the M-Cubator Grant by the School of Music Faculty to continue growing the series. Camille Jones received her B.M. in Violin Performance in 2020 at the University of Maryland, College Park. Camille is also recipient of a full-tuition Sphinx Scholarship. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at the University of Michigan, studying under the tutelage of Danielle Belen. 

 

 

 

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