Trying Violins at University of Ottawa

What can be more fun than Violin POW Wow?! This was a memorable meeting with the Toronto based violin maker Edward Pong and University of Ottawa violin professor Timothy Chooi. Edward brought several violins and we enjoyed listening to their beautiful sound and differences in personalities. Timothy knows hours of violin music by memory, so…

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Fall Chamber Music Recital

Bibik Duo performed music by Schubert, Beethoven, Franck and Saint-Saëns on October 29, 2023 at Woodroffe United Church. Anna Baksheeva, violin and Natalia Bibik-Chabukiani shared their exciting program with some familiar and new faces from Ottawa music loving community. Duo is looking forward to more concerts in 2024! Please visit and subscribe to our YouTube…

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Professional Chamber Music Recital

Summer Afternoon With Brahms Sunday, August 13, 2.30pm Where: 207 Woodroffe Ave. Woodroffe United Church Admission by Donation Anna Baksheeva, violin Olena Gapey, cello Frederick Lacroix, piano Local professional musicians inviting everyone to join them for musical Sunday afternoon at Woodroffe United Church featuring best works of Johannes Brahms for violin and piano and violin,…

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Bibik Trio Debut at Ottawa Pianos

Ottawa Pianos welcomed Bibik Trio today with their debut concert performing music by Johannes Brahms. Legendary trio no.1 was performed entirely making the successful launching of the chamber group. Ottawa local musicians and music teachers came together to play lots of concerts and learn lots of repertoire together. Trio also splits into duos of cello…

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Ottawa Youth Symphony Orchestra Academy Auditions

Four of Our Students Are Getting Ready for OYO Auditions! We are so excited for our intermediate and advanced students who are preparing to audition for Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy Senior strings and Youth Symphonic Orchestra programs this year! Candidates are getting ready to face the audition judges on May 27-28 and perform their requirements.…

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First Wedding of the Year 2023

The first wedding of the year is finally here! We are so excited to welcome our first couple, a lovely newly wed from Toronto who came to Ottawa to celebrate their intimate wedding together with few friends and family at the tiny gallery down town Ottawa. Sweet small scale wedding surrounded by art and paintings,…

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What a Fantastic Wedding Season This Year !

Anna Baksheeva has been truly blessed with so many weddings booked this Spring-Summer-Fall season! More than ever before weddings and special events clients are asking for a violin performance or duo with guitar! We are very grateful and happy to share music almost every weekend with people in Ottawa-Gatineau and travel all around to bring…

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New! Irish Harp and Violin Duet

Exciting new duet is here and available for bookings! Please welcome Susan Toman on Irish Harp newly joined by Anna Baksheeva on violin and their duo that makes pretty heavenly sounds for the ears! This new string duo is available for WEDDINGS, YARD AND HOUSE CONCERTS, SPECIAL EVENTS AND MUCH MORE. Type of repertoire that’s…

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2021 RCM Exams Participation

Shout Out to 2021 RCM Violin Exams Participants !This year we had two student who took Royal Conservatory violin exams. They worked hard and prepared all the requirements for their summer remote examinations. We give shout out to Valentina who did level 2 violin and got 88 out of 100 at June exam and Jeff…

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First Video Student Recital

Our First Pandemic Style Video Student Recital Winter 2020-2021 Anna Baksheeva Music Academy celebrated our first pandemic style video recital where most of our students performed their pieces and Christmas tunes on video. It’s very exciting to see how our regular students and the brand new beginner students are playing and working hard after just…

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