A native of Ontario, Canada, Peter Lekx performs regularly on period violin and viola as well as medieval strings. He is a founding member of the early music ensemble Cascata and has performed with Music for a while, Cambridge Concentus, Heliotrope Consort and the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra. Known also for his exciting interpretations of contemporary music on modern viola, he is an active performer in small chamber ensembles and orchestras throughout New England. He is also a skilled choral singer and has held various positions in church choirs. While serving as the String Department Assistant and a viola Teaching Assistant at Boston University, Peter won a 2005 award in recognition of his performing talents and dedicated service to Boston University's String Department. Peter recently completed his Performance Diploma at Boston University where he studied viola with Michelle LaCourse and Baroque violin/viola with Jane Starkman. He also holds both a Masters degree (Penn State University) and a Bachelors degree (Wilfrid Laurier University) in Viola Performance.
(Photo credit: C.E. Courtney)
David Kjar, Artistic Director
Marika Holmqvist, Artistic Director