Oliver Wass holds a First Class Masters Degree from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where he studied with Imogen Barford. He graduated from the University of York with a First Class Honours degree in Chemistry.
He recently won the Suoni d’Arpa International Competition in Italy, the Jury Prize at the International Harp Competition in Szeged, and Second Prize at the Bromsgrove International Competition. He is the only harpist to win the Guildhall Gold Medal – the London conservatoire’s most prestigious prize. Previous winners of the competition include Jacqueline du Pré, Bryn Terfel and Tasmin Little.