Christine Purdue Jones is a trombonist with The United States Air Force Band in Washington, D.C. She holds degrees from Stetson University (B.M.), The Juilliard School (M.M.), and the University of Miami (D.M.A.).
An active soloist, Christine performed Elgar Howarth’s Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra with the United States Army Orchestra at the 2019 American Trombone Workshop. She has soloed numerous times with Brass of the Potomac, including a performance at the 2017 American Trombone Workshop. She is committed to leveraging performance through the whole person concept, and recently spoke on this topic at the 2019 International Women’s Brass Conference.
Christine serves on the board of Brass of the Potomac, and recently oversaw all logistics for a new recording. She is also the founder and director of the Women’s Development Series at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, a successful speaker series that she built from the ground up.