Alexander Hersh, Cello
A native of Minnesota, Alexander Hersh moved to Chicago at the age of 2. He began playing cello at the age of 5 studying first with Ron Chambers, and later with Stephen Balderston. When he was 9, he joined the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra Concert Orchestra. Alex's performance in the 2006 Chicago Youth Concert Orchestra Concerto Contest earned him an honorable mention. He also received an honorable mention in the Junior Division of the 2007 MYA/Walgreens Competition and later in the Senior...