Jonah A. King

 

Jonah is a senior at Cy-Falls High School where he is under the direction of Dr. John Ricarte.  Jonah began playing cello in the 6th grade, and has since studied under professionals Artan Zhuri and Hellen Weberpal and is currently instructed by Sam Houston State University Professor, Daniel Saenz. Jonah has participated in UIL Solo and Ensemble competitions, earning top ratings for both solos and ensembles, and has made Region Orchestra the past 5 years. Over the summer of 2018 he attended the Texas State University Strings Camp and the Chloe Trevor Music Academy where he played alongside Chloe Trevor, Cellist and Conductor Kirk Trevor, and Cellist Evgeni Raychev. Recently, he placed runner up in the 22nd Annual Young Artist Concerto Competition and joined the Young Artists Chamber Orchestra, Virtuosi of Houston. In addition to music, Jonah played competitive soccer for 8 years and 3 years of high school soccer.  Jonah plans on attending music school after graduation.