Cellist Oliver Herbert 1st Prize at American Klein String Competition

Oliver Herbert Cello Cellist Klein String Competition Cover

17 year old cellist Oliver Herbert has been awarded 1st prize at the 2015 Irving M Klein String Competition, in San Francisco.

2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded to violinists, 15 year old Isabela Perron and 16 year old Emily Shehi.

A student of Clive Greensmith at Colburn Music Academy, Oliver will receive US $5,000 and a number of important American performance opportunities.

Open to string players aged 15 to 23, it is widely recognised as one of America’s most important development prizes – with previous 1st prize winners including Jennifer KohVadim Gluzman and Frank Huang - and VC ‘Artists’ Tessa Lark and Nikki Chooi and Zlatomir Fung.