Oliver Cross is a 17 year old harmonica player and lives in Cambridge. He is in the sixth form at Comberton Village College and is studying A Levels in music, photography and film studies. Oliver sings bass in the choir at Great St Mary's Church Cambridge. He has sung in concerts, toured with the church choir and performs folk and blues with his brother who plays guitar.
The harmonica is a complex and versatile instrument which can be used in all musical styles and Oliver has performed blues, jazz, folk, rock and classical music. He loves breaking down musical barriers and demonstrating that the harmonica is a serious musical instrument. He is looking forward to working with and learning from the fantastic musicians who make up the British Paraorchestra.
Oliver was born with severe talipes in both feet for which he has had a series of operations and he also has Asperger's Syndrome.