Artist Bio

Sterling Elliott, cello

Cellist Sterling Elliott has appeared as a solo artist with numerous orchestras across the United States, including the New York Philharmonic; the Boston, Virginia, Hilton Head, and New World symphony orchestras; the Cleveland and Buffalo Philharmonic orchestras; and the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra. His concerto performances have taken place in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York City and Symphony Hall in Boston. Elliott began his cello studies at the age of three and made his solo debut at the age of seven when he became the first-prize Junior Division winner of the PYO Concerto Competition. Other notable accomplishments include a 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grant, first prizes in the 2019 National Sphinx Competition Senior Division, 2019 Mondavi Center Young Artists Competition, and the 2019 Camerata Artists International Competition. Elliott currently studies with Joel Krosnick at the Juilliard School, where he is working toward an undergraduate degree in cello performance as a proud recipient of a Kovner Fellowship.

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