Evan R. Jones is a choir director at Waconia High School/Middle School in Waconia, MN. He is a show choir director in the Power Company family of show choirs working with the groups Shockwave and Pulse. While in Waconia, he has also worked as director/choreographer for Illuminations and assistant director for The Current show choirs for several years.
He started show choir programs for Show Stars in Rhinelander, WI, Sound Check in Woodbury, MN and Sound Revolution in St. Paul Park, MN. Mr. Jones is an adjudicator for show choir competitions, solo and ensemble, and large group festivals. In the summer, he enjoys directing the Shooting Stars and Rising Stars show choir camps in Waconia and is the cofounder/choreographer of the show choir camp at the University of Northwestern in Saint Paul, MN.
His students can be seen performing for festivals and honor choirs for organizations such as ACDA and MMEA. Recently, one of his choirs performed at the MMEA Midwinter clinic in February of 2017. He has also taught internationally for the ACSI Honor Choir Festivals in Budapest and Prague, combining international high school students from all over the world.
Mr. Jones has a degree in Vocal and Classroom Music Education (K-12) from the University of Northwestern - St. Paul. He and his wife Christy reside in the Minneapolis area with their adopted dog Chip and are thankful to share the blessings of Christian faith and music in their home together.