Karen Jones is renowned as one of the most gifted flautists in the UK. As a guest principal or soloist she has performed with virtually every professional orchestra in Great Britain. After studying in London, Vienna and New York, she became principal flute of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, a post she held for 5 years before returning to London. Since then she has been constantly in demand by orchestras, chamber groups and studios. Karen Jones served a professor at the Royal Academy of Music as well as a consultant at the music colleges in Cardiff and Birmingham, as well as principal flute with the City of London Sinfonia with which she also appears as soloist.