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Ukrainian violinist, Veronika Manchur has been surrounded by the arts for as long as she can remember. The culture she grew up in and a talent for music allowed her to sing, dance, act and perform since early childhood.
Veronika made her first solo debut with the Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of 9 and was invited to perform once more a year later. During her teenage years she actively competed in Ukrainian national and international competitions and won top prizes in Jarecki International Violin Competition in Poland, International Kocian Competition in Czech Republic, and Canadian Music Competition. She has been selected to participate in some of the best classical music festivals such as the Verbier Music Festival in Switzerland, the Pacific Music Festival in Japan, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival Orchestral Academy in Germany, Bowdoin International Music Festival, Musical Chairs Chamber Music Festival and Orford Musique Festival, both taking place in Montreal, Quebec.

Veronika started studying violin in Ukraine at S.Kryshelnuzka Secondary Specialized Music Boarding School in the studio of Volodymyra Shurgot when she was six years old. After moving to Canada in 2012, she studied at the Young Artist Academy at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto under the tutelage of Atis Bankas and continued studying with Professor Bankas while receiving a Bachelor of Music Degree Specializing in Violin Performance at The Glenn Gould School. 

Currently, Veronika is a Graduate Student studying Violin Performance at The University of Southern California Thornton School of Music in the studio of Professor Glenn Dicterow. Since her arrival to Los Angeles she began working with the American Contemporary Ballet, the Classical Crossroads and Under the Oaks performance series. In September 2022, she won an Associate Concertmaster position at The American Youth Symphony in Los Angeles, California. She spent summer 2023 as a fellow at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, and as one of the winners of the String Leadership Program, she lead the festival orchestra as a concertmaster. As a winner of USC's 2024 Ofiesh Chamber Music Competition, during the summer of 2024, Veronika will spend a week in the west of France making gorgeous music with her quartet. 

In her spare time, Veronika enjoys shopping for many hours, going dancing with friends and she adores milk chocolate. 

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