Irina Muresanu

Romanian violinist Irina Muresanu has won the hearts of audiences and critics alike with her exciting, elegant and heartfelt performances of the classic, romantic and modern repertoire. The Boston Globe has come to praise her as "not just a virtuoso, but an artist." Early on Muresanu achieved international acclaim as an outstanding young soloist, recitalist and chamber musician winning top prizes in several prestigious international violin competitions including the Montreal International, Queen Elizabeth International, UNISA International String, Washington International, and the Schadt String Competition. In 2013, Muresanu introduced her Four Strings Around the World project, a solo violin recital featuring works of composers inspired by various musical cultures around the world. Irina Muresanu currently serves on the faculty of University of Maryland and has taught in the Music Departments of Boston Conservatory, Harvard and MIT. She received the prestigious Artist Diploma degree and a Doctor in Musical Arts degree from the New England Conservatory. She plays an 1849 Giuseppe Rocca violin and a Charles Peccatte bow courtesy of Mark Ptashne.

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