James Jacobson, Studio Artist, cellist, studied at the New England Conservatory and the University of Minnesota. He also has toured Europe, South America, and the United States. He has performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Boston Symphony, Portland Symphony, Intergalactic Contemporary Ensemble, Sobieski String Quartet, Sartory String Quartet, and many other local ensembles. Currently Jacobson is the principal cellist of the Minnesota Opera and Skylark Opera and is a member of Musical Offering. Jacobson teaches cello lessons privately as well as at Augsburg University.