Section Principal – Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Australian Hometown: Brisbane
Education: Sydney Conservatorium of Music; Royal College of Music, London
Huw Jones has been Principal Oboe of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra since 2013. He has appeared as an oboist with every major symphony orchestra in Australia and New Zealand, as well as Guest Principal Oboe with the Australia Chamber Orchestra, Irish Chamber Orchestra, and the Opera Australia Orchestra.
Huw graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with First-Class Honours, and later continued studies in London at the Royal College of Music. During this time in London Huw toured extensively across Europe and the U.S. with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Australia Chamber Orchestra and the Irish Chamber Orchestra. As well as playing in QSO, Huw regularly appears as a chamber musician with the Australia Ensemble and Ensemble Q. Huw is a faculty member of the University of Queensland School of Music, and the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Huw loves teaching, conducting, performing and living in Brisbane alongside his one wife, two children and three chickens.
Last updated 2022