The band program at Carrboro is under the direction of Mr. Frank Jones. He directs the Concert, Symphonic, Jazz, Marching, and Pep Bands. Prior to being named Director of Bands at Carrboro, Mr. Jones was Director of Bands at North Johnston High School in Kenly, NC. In addition to fulfilling his passion of teaching music, Mr. Jones is also an active freelance trombonist. He has performed with the Durham, Raleigh, and Wilson Civic Symphonies, the North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra., the Johnston County Chorale and various other pit orchestras and ensembles.
Currently, Mr. Jones performs as principal trombonist with the Chapel Hill Philharmonia.
Mr. Jones is a member of the North Carolina Bandmasters Association, Central District Band Directors Association, National Association for Music Educators, North Carolina Association of Educators, and has served on the board of directors for the Jazz Section of the North Carolina Bandmasters association.
In his spare time Mr. Jones enjoys backyard barbecues and serving as grillmaster. Mr. Jones lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife Gloria, a former band student and musician who also enjoys band competitions and performances.