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

Thomas Mesa, Cuban-American cellist, has established himself as one of the most charismatic, innovative, and engaging performers of his generation. As the winner of First Prize in the 2016 Sphinx Competition and 2017 Astral National Auditions, he has also appeared as a soloist with major orchestras including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Cleveland Orchestra, and (read more…)