David Jones

Phillips Hall B-110
Phone: 202-994-9036

Areas of Expertise


Professor Jones joined the faculty of the George Washington University in 1998, having moved to the area to serve as Principal Clarinet with the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. He has also performed extensively with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Comfortable in many different musical situations, David has worked with Tony Bennett, Jose Carreras, Rosemary Clooney, Placido Domingo, Aretha Franklin, Yo-Yo Ma, The Manhattan Transfer, Jesse Norman, Luciano Pavarotti, David Sanborn, Rod Stewart and The Temptations as well as the national tours of Annie, Cabaret, A Chorus Line, The King and I, Showboat, West Side Story and The Wizard of Oz. David can also be heard on numerous radio and television commercials. While attending Northwestern University he studied with Robert Marcellus, former principal clarinet with the Cleveland Orchestra and Clark Brody, former Principal Clarinet with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.


Bachelor of Music, Northwestern University, 1988