Described as “spellbinding” by Northwest Music Scene, Anastasiia Mazurok is an award-winning violinist, a Clifton Foundation “emerging artist”, D’Addario artist and ambassador, GEWA official artist, TEDx speaker, and the Juilliard School alumnus (Rockefeller Foundation’s fellow).
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 and featured in the Strings Magazine as the “rising star”, 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 award, Ms. Mazurok performed Mendelssohn’s E Minor Violin Concerto at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
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 sold-out performances alongside the jazz legend have gotten her numerous positive reviews in media sources, calling her interpretations “delicate and elegant” and “nothing short of beautiful”.
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 had received her Master’s degree from the Juilliard School, studying with Masao Kawasaki, Sylvia Rosenberg, Rohan de Silva.
Ms. Mazurok maintains a large social media following of over 150 thousand followers across three platforms, and millions of weekly views. Her social media presence has has introduced her to many talented people and organizations, and she has collaborated with photographers, sound engineers, violinmakers, ensembles, and company managers such as Blue Microphones, Logitech, Daniel Wellington, Tonation Apparel, Impulse Records, Sudio Sweden, Twosetviolin, Soundbrenner, 92 Keys, Warner Music Records, etc.