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 and the Rockefeller Foundation’s fellow at the Juilliard School.
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 “rizing 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.
Some of her most recent engagements include playing first violin in Prokofiev’s quartet no.1 within Juilliard Chamberfest at Lincoln Center, Waxman Carmen Fantasy and Chausson Poem for Violin and Orchestra with the Ambler Symphony, Mozart’s 3rd Concerto in G Major with The Revelation ensemble within Downtown Brooklyn Chamber Festival, Tchaikovsky concerto for violin and orchestra with the Orquesta Sinfónica de la UAEH in Mexico, Bach concerto for violin and orchestra in A-minor and Tchaikovsky’s Valse Sentimentale with Amici strings.
Ms. Mazurok is currently touring with renowned multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy-winning
trumpeter-composer Chris Botti, having already performed sold-out shows across the USA, including the PPG Arena in Pittsburg, The Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center in Auburn, Alabama and the famous Wilbur theater in Boston, MA. In January 2020, she also joined Botti for his annual residency at the premier west coast jazz venue, Dimitriou's Jazz Alley in Seattle, WA, SFJazz in San Francisco, CA, and Blue Note in NYC, NYC.
Anastasiia graduated with honors from the Rimsky Korsakov Musical College and received her bachelor’s degree as a Garrigues award winner from Boyer College of Music, studying under Dr. Eduard Schmieder. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree as the Rockefeller foundation and Irene Diamond fellow at The Juilliard School with Masao Kawasaki, Sylvia Rosenberg, Rohan de Silva.