Jonathan Mitchell

Jonathan Mitchell, 16, is a sophomore
bassist at The Kinkaid School where
he is a member of the Orchestra
and Symphony Orchestra under the
direction of Steve Kastner. He is also a
percussionist in the Band under Russell
Vogt. Jonathan has been playing the
double bass for 8 years. A student
of Donald Howey of the Houston
Symphony Orchestra, this is his second
year with Virtuosi. Prior to Virtuosi,
he participated in the Houston Youth
Symphony and the Greater Houston
Youth Orchestra, both for 3 years.
Jonathan has been selected to be in the
All-State Texas Private School Music
Educators Association (TPSMEA)
every year since 2015. He has also had
the opportunity to be first chair in the
Middle School Honors Performance
Series at Carnegie Hall in 2016. He is an
active member of the Jazz Reboot Band
directed by Jennifer Siler, and plays the
bass with professional musicians in the
orchestra pit for Kinkaid musicals under
the direction of Chip Colvin. While
excelling in school, Jonathan is also on
the Kinkaid wrestling team and enjoys
all aspects of technical theatre. Outside
of school, his hobbies are video games,
travelling, scuba diving and cooking.