Sheku Kanneh-Mason is a Cellist who became a household name after winning the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year. Sheku has played with many orchestras including The Seattle Symphony, Japan Philharmonic, BBC Symphony and London Philharmonic.
During the Covid-19 lockdown in Spring 2020, Sheku and his siblings performed in twice-weekly livestreams from their family home in Nottingham to audiences of hundreds of thousands around the globe.
Having started learning the Cello at the age of six, Sheku is continuing his studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London as a bicentenary fellow. Sheku was appointed a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2020.