Bassoonist Shawn Jones, the newest member of Quinteto Latino, is a graduate of the Juilliard School and Rice University. He has performed as a member of the Colorado, Detroit, and San Francisco Symphonies as both a bassoonist and contrabassoonist. During the summers he has taught at the renowned Interlochen Arts Camp, performed with the Grand Tetons Music Festival Orchestra, traveled to Japan to perform with the Pacific Music Festival, toured Russia with the American Russian Youth Orchestra, and currently performs as a member of the Colorado Music Festival. Shawn is also very active as a freelance musician in the San Francisco Bay area, playing as a member of the Santa Rosa Symphony as well as a frequent Substitute with the San Francisco Ballet and Opera Orchestras. In addition to his skills as a bassoonist, he is also a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and black belt in Kung Fu. Shawn was born and raised in Miami, Florida and was recently transplanted to the Bay Area in 2005.
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