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Derek Jones - flute

Derek Jones completed studies in flute at the Victorian College of the Arts after which he was awarded German and French government scholarships. He has studied with Andreus Blau of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and with Jacque Zoon of Amsterdam's Concertgebouw Orchestra. His performing career has included solo performances with the Melbourne Symphony, The Australian Pops Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the latter involving solo appearances in Carnegie Hall, New York and the Kennedy Centre, Washington D.C. He has also performed as soloist for ABC Radio in live broadcasts and recorded for ABC Classic FM late in 2002.

His career has included principle flute positions with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, the Australian Pops Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria. Derek has also been invited to audition for principle flute positions in Europe. He teaches flute at the University of Melbourne's Faculty of Music.

Derek Jones performed Mozart's Concerto No. 1 in G for Flute in September 2002.

Derek Jones has appeared with the Zelman Symphony in the following concerts:

19 September 2002

The above details were supplied by the individual performer and were current at the time of their last performance with the Zelman Symphony.

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