Aleksandra Labinska (violin)
Polish-born concert violinist Aleksandra Labinska holds Doctorate in Violin Performance from Boston University, College of Fine Arts under the tutelage of Prof. Yuri Mazurkevich. She has performed concerts in Canada, France, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Austria and recently the States. Aleksandra has received numerous awards including Ronald P. Matheson Award (Banff Centre for the Arts), David and Marcia Beach Summer Study Award, Felix Galimir Chamber Music Excellence Award (University of Toronto), Nick Gelmych Violin Award (University of Toronto), and most recently Honorable Mention at Boston University Bach Competition.
Aleksandra appeared as a soloist with Mooredale Concerto Players in Toronto, and Ostinato Chamber Orchestra in Poland. She participated in numerous festivals including Banff Center Music Festival, Toronto Summer Music Academy and Festival, International Bach Festival with Helmuth Rilling at University of Toronto, Lancut International Music Courses In Poland, InCite Boston University Festival in New York City, St. Lawrence String Quartet Chamber Music Seminar at Stanford University,Castleton Music Festival in Virginia under the direction of Maestro Lorin Maazel and AIMS festival in Graz, Austria. Her concert activities had taken her to Boston’s Symphony Hall, Kennedy Center (Washington DC), New York Town Hall, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Stefaniensaal in Austria, and Roy Thomson Hall (Toronto). She had an opportunity to play for high profile artists such as Berlin Philharmonic String Quartet, Mihaela Martin, Philip Setzer, Christian Tetzlaff, Brentano String Quartet, Borromeo String Quartet, Muir String Quartet, Lara St. John, Roman Totenberg, Xie Nan, Dana Mazurkevich, Erika Raum, and Jacques Israelevich. Aleksandra has played under prominent cunductors including Colin Metters, Lorin Maazel Richard Bradshaw, Raffi Armenian, Bramwell Tovey, Agnes Grossman, Alexander Kalajdzic, and Gunther Schuler.