William Corbett Jones

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William Corbett Jones is an American pianist who has performed throughout the USA, Canada, Mexico and Central America, Europe, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Singapore.


William Corbett Jones' private teachers include Adolph Baller, Alexander Libermann, Egon Petri, Lili Kraus, and Dario de Rosa, pianist of the Trio di Trieste at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana, Siena, Italy. He has participated in masterclasses given by Olga Samaroff, Ernest Bloch, Pablo Casals, Rosina Lhévinne, Lotte Lehmann, Ilona Kabos, János Starker, Christoph Eschenbach, Malcolm Frager, Jean-Philippe Collard, Adele Marcus and Guido Agosti.[1]


William Corbett Jones performed as pianist in the Alma Trio during 1971–76, following the retirement of his teacher and the Alma Trio's founding pianist, Adolph Baller.

Among the artists with whom Dr. Corbett-Jones has performed are:

  1. Violinists: Henri Temianka, Berl Senofsky, Salvatore Accardo, and Tossy Spivakovsky, Christian Ferras, Hansheinz Schneeberger and Mischa Elman, Andor Toth and Jacob Krachmalnick, Camilla Wicks, Pierre D'Archambeau and Jassen Todorov. He was also rehearsal pianist for Joseph Szigeti and Yehudi Menuhin.
  2. Violists: Paul Yarbrough, Andras Toszeghi, and Ernst Wallfisch.
  3. Cellists: Laszlo Varga, Gábor Rejtő, Joseph Shuster, Claude Starck, and Christine Walevska, William Van Den Burg and Margaret Tait.
  4. Clarinetists: David Glazer, Rosario Mazzeo, and Rudolf Stalder.
  5. Flutists: Paul Renzi, Peter-Lukas Graf, and Michel Dubos.
  6. Oboist: Heinz Holliger.
  7. Singers: James McCracken, Hilde Rössel-Majdan, Robert Weede, Marilyn Horne, and Arthur Loosli.


  1. ^ William Corbett Jones at bach-cantatas.com

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