Jean-Baptiste Schwebel

Cellist

Born in 1984 in France, Jean-Baptiste started playing the Cello at the age of 4. At the age of 19, he entered in Michel Strauss 's class at the CNSMDP. In 2005, he went for an international exchange to Cleveland (Ohio), for a semester to Richard Aaron's class, in the Cleveland Institute of Music (now teaching in Julliard School, NYC).

In 2007, he entered the Academy of the Bavarian radio symphony orchestra . In 2009, he obtained a temporary contract with the Munich Philharmonics, and during the season 2012-2013, he worked with the Bavarian State Orchestra. In 2009-2010, he was a member of the Schleswig-Hostein music festival Orchestra, and in 2011, he got the solo-cello position of the Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra .

As a chamber musician Jean-Baptiste  was a member of the Villa Musica Foundation, and had the chance to perform chamber music concerts with great artists such as Rainer Kussmaul, Wolfram Christ, Martin Ostertag. From 2004 until 2008, he was as well a member of the Gustav Mahler youth Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Claudio Abbado.

Since then, he is still subbing in these orchestras, and is also coaching the strings of the Munich youth orchestra, as well as other german youth orchestras.

Jean-Baptiste is also a founding member of the Cultural Music Association, which dedicates itself to help children in crisis countries through music and music therapy.

Since 2019 Jean-Baptiste is a member of Juliette Rahon & Co Ensemble and will perform in the new creation "La Dernière Sarabande -ou l'obsolescence programmée".