Alexander Pavtchinskii, Alto

Alexander Pavtchinskii, born in Kiev (Ukraine) in 1985, has been studying violin and viola with renowned pedagogues such as Zakhar Bron (violin) and Michael Kugel (viola). Alexander is graduate of Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia in Madrid, Hochschule der Künste in Zurich (Orchestra diploma), School of Art in Gent (Soloist diploma). Besides his main instrument viola, he also studied contemporary music and conducting at the Conservatory in Gent.

As a passionate chamber musician, Alexander has been member of the Artvelde String Quartet and Goldberg String Trio and was studying chamber music with Artemis Quartet at the prestigious Queen Elisabeth College of Music in Belgium 2012-2013. Since then he is regularly performing chamber music in Belgium and abroad in different formations.

Alexander Pavtchinskii has been appointed as assistant professor at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp in 2012 where he was teaching few years in a row. Also he was teaching at several masterclasses in Portugal.

As a first prizewinner of numerous international competitions, Alexander has been performing as a soloist with orchestras such as Gulbenkian Orchestra of Lisbon, Classical Orchestra of Madeira, Horta Camerata in Portugal and others.
He was guest at renowned festivals, such as Verbier Music Festival, Salzburg Mozarteum Festival, Santander Music Festival and Aurora Chamber Music.

Alexander was member of Verbier Festival Orchestra 2012-2014, Camerata Nordica 2014- 2016, Brussels Chamber Orchestra 2013 and other. He is also regularly occupied as solo viola of Hulencourt Soloists orchestra and Namur Chamber Orchestra as well as tutti viola in other orchestras, such as Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, Brussels Philharmonic and Het Balletorkest Amsterdam.