In Memoriam: Stephen Jones

ITG has learned of the passing of Stephen Jones, emeritus professor of trumpet at Western Michigan University and a former President of ITG.

Jones held positions with the Wichita Brass Quintet, Wichita Symphony, Kalamazoo Symphony, and appeared as a soloist with American Wind Symphony, Kalamazoo Symphony, and Santa Fe Chamber Symphony. Performances abroad include concerts in Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands, Great Britain, Russia, Korea, and People’s Republic of China.

His playing can be heard on the CRI, CRS, ASUC, MARK, CAPSTONE, DUBOIS, and ALAM recording labels. He has twice been elected president of the International Trumpet Guild, three times its secretary, and he has served on the ITG Board of Directors. He has been a frequent contributor to the International Trumpet Guild Journal.

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(Source: Grant Peters)

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