Kathryn Jones



Area of Study

Community Partnerships , Early Childhood Music Program , Musicianship , Workshop Leader

Career Highlights

B.M., Piano Performance, Salem College
B.M., M.M. Organ Performance The Juilliard School
Dalcroze Certificate Hoff-Barthelson Music School

Kathryn Jones, Associate Dean, received her Bachelor of Music degree in piano from Salem College in Winston-Salem, NC, and graduated from The Juilliard School of Music in New York City, where she received both Bachelor and Masters degrees in organ. Her teachers included Vernon deTar, Jon Gillock, Margaret Mueller, Gerre Hancock and Jack Hennnigan, and choral conducting with Dr. Richard Westenburg, of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City. She is Director of Music Ministries at Huguenot Memorial Church in Pelham Manor, NY where she is organist and director of a graded choir program from age four to adults, which also includes handbell ensembles.  As a recitalist, Kathryn has performed both in the U.S. and abroad.  In addition to teaching musicianship classes and private organ lessons at HBMS, Kathryn has served as Director of Community Outreach for twenty years. In 2017 she was appointed Associate Dean overseeing the performance programs. Kathryn received her Certificate in Dalcroze Eurhythmics – one of the first students to be awarded certification from HBMS. She studied with Ruth Alperson (HBMS), Anne Farber (The Dalcroze School at Lucy Moses) and Lisa Parker (Longy School of Music).  Currently, she is working towards a License in Dalcroze Eurhythmics.  She has served on the boards of the Dalcroze Society of America and the Westchester Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, and is Artist in Residence at St. Paul’s Historic Landmark Church in Mount Vernon, New York.