Oleksandra Fedyshyn is a violinist and composer with Master’s degree in Music 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 INSO Lviv Orchestra with flute soloist Sir James Galway and Leopolis Orchestra with guitar soloist Al Di Meola).
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 Lviv International Contemporary Music Festival “Contrasts”, The eights International Youth Music Forum (Kyiv, Ukraine), Youth Music Festival “Music of Millennium”, participation in master classes for composers (the 21st IMCM Summer Course for Young Composers, Warsaw, Poland), etc. Her scores could be seen at the library of The Gaudeamus Foundation (the Netherlands).
Oleksandra’s additional field is songwriting with CD recordings (“The Boat” album). Also, she participated as a member of chamber choirs. In Toronto Oleksandra continues to perform as a member of different music projects, bands, symphony orchestras and as a solo performer (including Tag Tv performance as a violinist and composer), TEDx, Glenn Gould Studio CBC.ca, Casa Loma, Trinity-ST. Paul’s United Church, Eglinton St. George’s United Church, Living Arts Centre, Richmond Hill Centre for The Performing Arts, Markham Jazz Festival, Gallery 345, OAPN Showcase, etc. Also, she continues composing and performing her music, including compositions for videos and short movies. Besides her busy performing career, Oleksandra is a passionate music educator.