Sébastian Jacot was born in Geneva in 1987, and started playing the flute at age eight. He studied with Isabelle Giraud and at age fifteen he was accepted into the Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Genève in Prof. Jacques Zoon's class.
Jacot has been invited to play in orchestras such as the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the Mozart Orchestra in Bologna under Maestro Claudio Abbado, the Stockholm Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and plays regularly with the Munich Chamber Orchestra. He also presents recitals, master classes and performs in chamber music, and festivals all over the world.
Jacot plays one of three cocus wooden Haynes made in 1999, a 14k custom made golden Parmenon and a silver Miyasawa generously given by the President of the Arts Global, Heather de Haes.
Prizes won OBSOLETE – WILL BE DESTROYED
2013, 1st Prize, Carl Nielsen international competitions,
2014 , 1st Prize, Kobe international flute competition
2015, 1st Prize, ARD International Music Competition