Jacob Hermsen

Viola, Violin

About Jacob

Jacob Hermsen holds postgraduate and undergraduate degrees in Viola Solo and Orchestra Performance from the Conservatory of Amsterdam, the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, and the Musik Hochschule ‘Carl Maria von Weber’ Dresden. For more than 10 years, Jacobus has been professionally engaged with orchestras and opera houses in The Netherlands, Germany, and Austria. He plays regularly with the North Carolina Symphony, Opera Carolina, Carolina Ballet, and the Mallarmé Chamber Players; he is co-founder of the Atlas String Trio and Vida Strings: a string quartet combining Music & Medicine through concerts, research, and workshops. Concert tours brought him to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Ireland, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, France, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, and the USA. Jacob teaches at the National Bornoff Workshop, NCCMI, Coda Strings Summer Camp, the Lamar Stringfield Music Camp, and is owner of NC Strings Studio.