String Category Winner Announced at BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ Awards

18 year old British cellist Maxim Calver has been awarded 1st prize in the string category final of the 2018 BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ awards

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Maxim Calver Cello BBC Young Performers Cover

18-year-old British cellist, Maxim Calver has been awarded 1st prize in the string category final of the 2018 BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ awards.

A student of Thomas Carroll at the Menuhin School, Maxim will now join the other 2018 instrumental category winners in the semifinal stage of the competition – to be held on the 11th of May at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

 

MAXIM CALVER | 2018 BBC ‘YOUNG MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR’ AWARDS | STRING CATEGORY FINAL

 

This year’s other string finalists were: 19-year-old violinist Elodie Chousmer-Howelles, 17-year-old double bassist Will Duerden, 18-year-old violinist Stephanie Childress and 17-year-old guitarist Torrin Williams.

Widely regarded as the UK’s leading competition for young classical music soloists, previous winners include violinist Nicola Benedetti and VC Artists Jennifer Pike and Sheku Kanneh-Mason.

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