Austin Huntington, cello

Hometown: South Bend, IN

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In 2015, Austin was appointed principal cellist of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra!

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Meet Austin

Austin performed in Show 239, recorded in August 2011, at age 17.

Show 239 bio:

Austin Huntington (cello), 17, comes from South Bend, Indiana where he attends Saint Joseph’s High School. He has been playing the cello since he was four years old and currently studies with Richard Hirschl. Austin is the principal cellist of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra (CYSO) and is a member of Encore, the CYSO’s highest chamber orchestra. This summer he attended the Perlman Music Program. When he’s not playing music, Austin volunteers at homeless shelters and loves spending time with his dog Jake.

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