For Presenters: cello

Alexander Hersh

2020 Salon de Virtuosi Career Grant winner and a recent National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist, Alexander Hersh has been soloist with the Houston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops. He is the Co-artistic Director of the Chicago-based NEXUS Chamber Music collective, and has been a top prizewinner at the New York International Artists (read more…)

Thomas Mesa

Cuban-American Thomas Mesa was the top prizewinner at the 2016 Sphinx, 2013 Thaviu, and 2006 Alhambra Orchestra Concerto competitions. He has appeared as concerto soloist with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic at The Hollywood Bowl, and the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, among others. Recent recital engagements have included the Mainly Mozart Festival, Bargemusic, (read more…)