Born in 1995, Oscar Holch is a London based Violist who is currently a fellow at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where he studies with David Takeno. A versatile and communicative musician, he is establishing himself in a variety of musical styles ranging from historical performance to contemporary music with a particular focus on chamber music. He has appeared at chamber music festivals around the UK and in Europe including the Cowbridge, Beaminster, Ryedale, Monteleón Fundación and Vilalte festivals and has performed as part of the Leeds International Lunchtime Concert Series. After winning their annual Apprentice-competition in February 2018, he performed alongside the Edinburgh Quartet during the 2018/19 season. He has appeared several times on BBC Radio 3, performing the music of British composer Colin Matthews and most recently as part of a BBCSO Total Immersion Concert. Whilst studying he was generously supported by the Leo Birnbaum Scholarship Trust and the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and he is grateful to The Cherubim Music Trust for the loan of his instrument.