Christoph Wagner, a native of Germany, is a sought-after cellist who has concertized on four continents. In 2018, he received the Sviatoslav Richter Grant from Rice University, followed by the Amici di Via Gabina Fellowship in 2019. He participated in a summer residency with Street Symphony in Los Angeles in 2018, before joining the DACAMERA Young Artist Program. Mr. Wagner received his bachelor’s degree in Germany and a Master of Music degree from Indiana University. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts at Rice University and teaches at Lone Star College University Park.