Tawnya Popoff

    Tawnya Popoff


    加拿大小提琴家 Tawnya Popoff 享有令人興奮和多才多藝的國際職業生涯,除自2007以來擔任溫哥華歌劇院的主要小提琴手,她不斷地尋求各種不同的室內樂合作和舉辦獨奏會。她是 Microcosmos 絃樂四重奏和 Driftwood Duo 二重奏的創始成員、德州 River Oaks Chamber Orchestra 團員、新罕布夏州 Walden School Players 室內樂團團員,並持續與紐約的 Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet 舞團、Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance 舞團、VistiIntotoi 樂團等藝術團體合作。
    由於對當代作曲家的熱忱支持,Popoff 已委約並首演了數十首作品,還以 Cassatt Quartet 弦樂四重奏成員及個人名義錄製由 Koch、Albany、Nonsuch、CRI、SHSK’H(網路品牌)、Columbia Composers 和其他獨立廠牌發行的專輯。她是2000年 Lionel Tertis 國際中提琴大賽得獎人,連續兩屆獲得加拿大藝術協會個人藝術家獎,並曾任教於 Perlman Music Program 音樂營、賓州大學、紐約雪城大學、紐約州立大學水牛城分校、鮑登國際音樂節和西班牙 Artes no Camiño 藝術節。
    Tawnya Popoff 在溫哥華師事於 Gerald Stanick(Fine Arts 四重奏成員),在萊斯大學師事於 Martha Katz(Cleveland 四重奏成員)。
    她的中提琴是由布達佩斯弦樂四重奏的 Boris Kroyt 慷慨地借給他的孫女。除了音樂上的成就外,Popoff 還擁有一間提供私人和個性化冒險的自行車公司,並製作手工玩具和遊戲。

    Canadian violist Tawnya Popoff enjoys an exciting and versatile international career. In addition to being principal violist with the Vancouver Opera since 2007, she is continuously sought after for diverse chamber music collaborations and recitals. She is a founding member of both Microcosmos {a string quartet}, and the Driftwood Duo (viola/cello), a member of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (TX), the Walden School Players (NH) and has ongoing collaborations with Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet and Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance and VisionIntoArt in New York City.
    As an enthusiastic supporter of works by living composers, Ms. Popoff has commissioned and premiered dozens of pieces and has recorded for the Koch, Albany, Nonsuch, CRI, SHSK’H (web label), Columbia Composers and other independent labels both as a member of the Cassatt Quartet and individually. She was a prizewinner in the 2000 Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition, has received two consecutive Canada Council individual artist grants and has served on the faculties of the Perlman Music Program, University of Pennsylvania, Syracuse University, SUNY Buffalo, the Bowdoin International Music Festival and Artes no Camiño (Spain).
    Tawnya Popoff studied with Gerald Stanick (Fine Arts Quartet) in Vancouver, BC and Martha Katz (Cleveland Quartet) at Rice University.
    Her viola was played by Boris Kroyt of the Budapest Quartet, generously loaned to her courtesy of his grandson. Aside from musical pursuits, Ms. Popoff has a cycling company offering private and personalized adventures and creates handmade toys and games.

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