Oscar Perks (violinist) performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician on both violin and viola. He teaches at the Yehudi Menuhin School and pursues an interest in composing and arranging. Oscar performs at many leading London venues and recently took part in the IMS Prussia Cove autumn UK tour. His string quartet The Twin Towers (2001) won the BBC Guardian Young Composer CompeBBon. Oscar is a founding member of the Perks Ensemble, a flexible chamber group co-founded along with his brother and sister. Oscar studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School, at Cambridge University and subsequently at the RCM with Lutsia Ibragimova.