Rob Jones

Rob Jones

Composer, Saxophonist

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available

I am a composer and saxophonist from Birmingham. I am a graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire where I studied composition with Joe Cutler, Sean Clancy and Howard Skempton and saxophone with Naomi Sullivan. I am a keen collaborator and have worked closely with a puppet maker to create a brand new puppet opera which premiered as part of the Frontiers Festival 2015. I have also worked with a range of artists as part of the IICS programme in Izmir, Turkey which involved creating a piece in a community space in the city. I the director of a project funded by IdeasTap with my ensemble Runaway Boomerang at mac Birmingham in 2014 where we premiered pieces by 9 Birmingham based composers. 

I attended the Young Composers Meeting in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands in 2015 where I worked closely with Dutch contemporary music group Orkest de ereprijs. 

Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Ensemble Director
  • Music
  • Music Composition
  • Music Performance
  • Organisation

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