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Jacob Hinton

Jacob Hinton

Cello

Lafayette High School

Jacob Hinton is currently a sophomore at Lafayette High School. He began his musical journey with piano at age 7 and started playing cello at age 9.  Under the instruction of Alicia Andrews, Jacob has played with the St. Louis All-Suburban Orchestra for 3 years, the St. Charles County Youth Orchestra, and the Lafayette High School Symphonic Orchestra.  Jacob is currently studying with SLSO Assistant Principal cellist, David Kim, through the Community Music School at Webster University.  This is Jacob’s first year with the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra.

Other than playing cello, Jacob enjoys swimming and playing tennis for his high school, skiing, calculus, listening to classical music, and teaching himself foreign languages and other musical instruments. Jacob would like to thank his parents and teachers for all they have done to support him.