Oleksandra Fedyshyn is a violinist, composer and educator based in Toronto since 2008. She’s got a Master’s degree from The Lviv National Music Academy, M. Lysenko (Lviv Conservatory, Ukraine). Oleksandra performed as a member of symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles with concert tours in Europe (including performances at INSO Lviv Orchestra and Leopolis Orchestra). As a composer, she was awarded as the laureate of The First International Pianists and Composers Competition “Farbotony” and Young Composers International Competition “Gradus ad Parnassum”. Her compositions were performed at the Lviv International Contemporary Music Festival “Contrasts”, The eight International Youth Music Forum (Kyiv, Ukraine), Youth Music Festival “Music of Millennium”. She participated in the 21st IMCM Summer Course for Young Composers, in Warsaw, Poland. Her scores could be seen at the library of The Gaudeamus Foundation (the Netherlands).
In Toronto, Oleksandra continues to perform as a member of different music projects, bands, and orchestras (including performances at Trinity-ST. Paul’s United Church, Living Arts Centre, Richmond Hill Centre for The Performing Arts, Markham Jazz Festival, Koerner Hall, Casa Loma, Gallery 345, Tag Tv, Glenn Gould Studio, CBC.ca Eglinton St., George’s United Church, OAPN Showcase (USA), etc.) She composes music for chamber ensembles, bands, short movies, music arrangements and songwriting.