Jacob Warren, of Ann Arbor, MI, has a passion for acoustic music that has led him to pursue a wide range of musical genres, from classical to Cajun, folk, jazz and more. He loves to blend these influences and find the connections between genres. Intense collaboration and continuous learning are some of the greatest joys Jacob has in music and in life. He obtained his bachelor's degree in music performance from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance in 2017 where he was one of five graduates to receive the prestigious Earl V. Moore Award. He also completed a Master of Music in Improvisation and a Master of Music in Chamber Music from the University of Michigan in 2019. Jacob’s diverse virtuosity has allowed him to participate in prestigious programs spanning many genres including the National Youth Orchestra of the USA, the Pirastro Strings Elite Soloist Program, and the Acoustic Music Seminar, among others. Through his music, he has the opportunity to perform in a wide array of venues—the Mariinsky II Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia; Royal Albert Hall during the London Proms; and Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival to name just a few.