Oliver Herbert, cello, with William Langlie-Miletich, bass
January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chamber Music presents Oliver Herbert, cello, with William Langlie-Miletich, bass
Chamber Music Concert
Sunday, January 21, 2018 4 pm
$25 in advance, $5 more day of concert; youth 7-17 free with adult
Eighteen-year-old cellist Oliver Herbert is originally from San Francisco, where he played with the San Francisco Youth Symphony while participating and placing in numerous prize competitions across the country. Herbert participated as a high school student in the prestigious Yellow Barn Music Festival and the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America. Oliver’s most recent competition awards include the first prize and Pablo Casals prize in the 2015 Irving M. Klein International String Competition, and the second prize in the 2015 Stulberg International String Competition. He has captured the top prize in numerous competitions including the Spotlight Competition, the National YoungArts Foundation, Colburn Academy Concerto Competition, the Nova Vista Symphony Concerto Competition and the Felix Khuner Young Artist Competition.
A dynamic performer of multiple genres, bassist William Langlie-Miletich, 19, got his start in music at the age of eight playing the riffs of Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin on the guitar. Since picking up the double bass at the age of 11, Langlie-Miletich has had an extensive performance career in classical, jazz, and many popular genres of music.
Langlie-Miletich has soloed with the Seattle Symphony and has been a fellow at the Aspen Music Festival and School, where he performed on NPR’s From the Top. He attended Boston University’s Tanglewood Institute, was principal double bass of the Seattle Youth Symphony, and was associate principal of the inaugural National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America on its tour of Washington, D.C., Moscow, St. Petersburg, and London.