Kevin Jablonski joined the Gateway Chamber Orchestra in 2013 and has been a member of the Nashville Symphony since 2010. He received his Bachelors Degree from Rice University in 2009, studying in the studio of Paul Ellison. Kevin’s hometown is Columbus, Ohio, where he studied with Paul Robinson, Professor of Double Bass at the Ohio State University, and John Pellegrino, Assistant Principal Bass of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. Kevin has participated in numerous summer festivals, including the Schleswig-Holstein Orchestral Academy, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Britten-Pears Orchestra, Sarasota Music Festival, Perlman Music Program, and he spent two years as a Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center. He has also competed in various solo competitions, most notably earning second place in the 2008 International Sperger Double Bass Competition in Ludwigslust, Germany. Kevin is also an accomplished pianist and enjoys composing.