Alexander Hersh has been announced as a Young Artist of the National Federation of Music Clubs. The 25-year-old cellist, who studied at the New England Conservatory under the tutelage of Paul Katz and Kim Kashkashian, will receive $20,000 and 2 years of booking engagements.
Other Young Artists include the soprano Lily Arbisser, pianist Susan Yang and tenor Paul Wolf.
Founded in 1898, the NFMC has become the largest nonprofit organization in America to promote and support American music, performers and music education. It provides musical opportunities for all ages: professional and amateur musicians, benefactors, volunteers, music lovers, music teachers, music students, and parents.