Jon Fistein has been playing the cello since the age of four. He won an Instrumental Exhibition at Jesus College, Cambridge, and an Imperial College / Royal College of Music Scholarship. His teachers included Amaryllis Fleming, William Pleeth, Alexander Baillie and Stefan Popov. He has performed concertos and given recitals across the UK and Europe. He works closely with contemporary composers to commission new works for the cello. Jon also works as a session musician and freelance orchestral cellist. He is a founder member of the Anglian Ensemble.