Featured in Strings Magazine as a “rising star,” Anastasiia Mazurok is a Clifton Foundation “emerging artist”, D’Addario artist and ambassador, GEWA official artist, The Rockefeller Foundation’s fellow at the Juilliard School and award-winning violinist.
A native of Saint Petersburg, Russia she has won top prizes at The Petersburgian Spring International Competition of the Arts, and Georgy Sviridov International competition.
Ms. Mazurok, named the winner of the Russian Federation government’s award The Young Talents, gave her concerto debut with orchestra at the age of thirteen. She has performed extensively throughout Russia, United States, France, and Austria. As a recipient of the Emerging Artists Foundation, Ms. Mazurok performed Mendelssohn’s E Minor Violin Concerto at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
Ms. Mazurok is the leading soloist with the NYC Youth Symphony orchestra in Warren Fisher’s movie Protégé (currently in post-production). Throughout the 2018/19 season she has appeared as a soloist with orchestras across the USA and Mexico, performing Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto, Mozart’s violin concerto in G-major, and numerous virtuoso works for violin and orchestra. She is also appearing as a guest on the third season of the Active Culture series on the Riverwest Radio.
Ms. Mazurok is currently touring the world with America’s largest-selling instrumental artist, renowned multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy-winning trumpeter-composer Chris Botti. Her performances alongside the jazz legend have gotten her numerous positive reviews in media sources, calling her interpretations “delicate and elegant”, “nothing short of beautiful”, “spellbinding”.
Ms. Mazurok has been a regular participant at the Mozarteum Summer Academy and has had many masterclass appearances and played to many musicians of note including Qian Zhou, Sergey Kravchenko, Takashi Shimizu, and Aaron Rosand. She has had the opportunity to play for Anne-Sophie Mutter on the stage of Boston Symphony Hall, and has studied extensively with Lambert Orkis, a multi-Grammy award winner, and performed a recital with him in 2016.
Anastasiia has graduated with honors from the Rimsky-Korsakov college of music of Saint-Petersburg, Russia, and Boyer College of Music in Philadelphia, PA. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree at the Juilliard School, studying with Masao Kawasaki, Sylvia Rosenberg, Rohan de Silva.
Ms. Mazurok maintains a large social media following and connects with people through online masterclasses and seminars in practicing. It has introduced her to many talented people and organizations, and she has collaborated with, photographers, sound engineers, violinmakers, ensembles, and company managers such as Daniel Wellington, Tonation Apparel, Impulse Records, Sudio Sweden, Twosetviolin, Soundbrenner, 92 Keys, and Warner Music Records.