Jona Rehlich

Jona Rehlich is a young bassist, born in Marburg, Germany.
He started his musical education with piano lessons at the age of 4 and received his first double bass lessons at the age of 10. He developed his passion for orchestral playing at the Regional Youth Orchestra of Hesse, of which he became a member in 2015. Inspired by his experiences, he proceeded to the National Youth Orchestra of Germany in 2017, soon to be positioned on the first desk regularly. He started his Bachelor studies in the same year at the University of Music in Freiburg with Božo Paradžik and graduated in Spring 2022. During his studies he focused on developing his soloistic and ensemble playing skills, taking part in various chamber music and symphonic projects, including the Young German Philharmonic Orchestra. He also always tried to get a broader approach to music making through side studies e.g. in Jazz and contemporary music. Always looking for further education and inspiration, he attended many Masterclasses with renowned bassists like Janne Saksala, Dorin Marc and Esko Laine. Since February 2022 he is a member of the Orchestral Academy of the world-renowned Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra.