Ben Solomonow, Cello
Ben, 15, lives in Evanston, Illinois and is a freshman at Evanston Township High School. He started playing the cello at the age of 5 and is currently a student of Hans Jensen. Ben studies with Midwest Young Artists, where he is currently the principal cellist of the Symphony Orchestra, as well as a member of a string quartet. Ben has played in master classes for Lynn Harrell, William Preucil, the Avalon Quartet, Eric Kim, and Alice Shoenfeld. In January 2010, Ben won the top prize in the sen...