Oliver Herbert, cello, with William Langlie-Miletich, bass
Cellist Oliver Herbert, age 18, is from San Francisco, CA, where he has played with the San Francisco Youth Symphony while participating and placing in numerous prize competitions across the country. Currently a student at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, PA, 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.
Bassist William Langlie-Miletich, age 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.