Jonas Palm was born in Ludwigsburg in 1993 and began playing the cello as a seven-yearold. He studied with Jean-Guihen Queyras and Conradin Brotbek at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart, Clemens Hagen at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, and is currently pursuing further studies with Nicolas Altstaedt at Hanns Eisler School of Music, Berlin. Jonas Palm won First Prize at
the German Music Competition, which includes a scholarship from Deutscher Musikwettbewerb. He also won the Prémio Suggia Award and Federal President’s Award (2nd Prize) at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Hochschulwettbewerb. 2014 he was appointed by Tabea Zimmermann as protégé of the Beethoven Haus Bonn Mentoring Initiative. He earned three First Prizes at the nationwide Jugend musiziert competition as well as winning several special prizes .
In 2015 his deburt recording with works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Janacek and Dutilleux was released by GENUIN.
Jonas Palm has appeared as soloist with various orchestras, among them the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, the Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie the Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, the Neubrandenburger
Philharmoniker, the Klassische Philharmonie Bonn, the Sinfonieorchester Ludwigsburg and Concerto Ludwigsburg in Konzerthaus Berlin, Bremer Glocke, Liederhalle Stuttgart, Meistersingerhalle Nürnberg and Beethovenhalle Bonn. He has appeared at festivals in Germany, among them the Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, the Kasseler
Musiktage and the Young Euro Classic Berlin . He also gained valuable insight from master classes given by Eberhard Feltz, Yo-Yo Ma, Steven Isserlis, Jens-Peter Maintz, Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Troels Svane and Tabea Zimmermann. At the Heidelberg Festival academy, he was performing with Marc-André Hamelin and Igor Levit
Jonas Palm has performed as soloist, with piano accompaniment and in a string quartet
for broadcasters Deutschlandfunk, Deutschlandradio Kultur, WDR, SWR and BR-Klassik.
He is playing on a cello made by Matteo Goffriller, on loan from „Landessammlung Baden-Württemberg“.
„Sensible Phrasierung, leuchtende Kantilene, Klarheit und Reinheit bis in höchste Lagen, eine makellose Technik und eine sehr ausdrucksstarke Tongebung sind die auffälligsten Eigenschaften dieses hoch talentierten jungen Cellisten“