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SHARON L JONES

Professional Name: Sharon Jones
Primary Instrument: FRENCH HORN
Instruments: FRENCH HORN
SHARON L JONES
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SHARON L JONES

Sharon Jones is a member of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra and an active freelance musician, and frequently can be seen performing as a pit musician in musical productions at Drury Lane Theater Oak Brook, Broadway in Chicago, the Paramount Theater in Aurora and Chicago Shakespeare Theater at Navy Pier. After earning a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University-Bloomington and a master’s from Northwestern University, she began her career with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago (the training orchestra of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra), performing under the direction of conductors such as Pierre Boulez, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Daniel Barenboim. She also became a member of the Millar Brass Ensemble and the Kenosha Symphony, and was the principal horn of the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra for the 1998-1999 season. In addition, Sharon has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Grant Park Symphony, the Chicago Philharmonic, Chicago Opera Theater and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW contemporary music program. During the summer of 2013, she joined the “Les Miserables” North American Tour, performing throughout the United States and Canada.