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Miss Alix Lagasse
Miss Alix Lagasse

Biography

Belgian violinist Alix Lagasse is currently studying on the Artist Diploma Course at the RCM with Itzhak Rashkovsky as an RCM Scholar. She is also generously being supported by the Drake Calleja Trust, Albert Cooper Trust, the Zetland Foundation, the Royal Society of Musicians, the Lions Club Kortrijk, SWUK Vlaanderen and Help Musicians UK. Just recently in July 2016 Alix completed her Masters Degree at the RCM with distinction. At graduation Alix was awarded the Worshipful Musicians Company Silver Medal for her outstanding musical achievements and her on-going dedication to the RCM.

Alix was selected at the age of 16 to enter the RCM where she completed her Bachelor of Music (Honours) with Natalia Boyarsky in July 2014. She previously studied at the Fontys University of Music Tilburg in the Netherlands. She has participated in masterclasses with musicians including Ana Chumachenco, Zakhar Bron, Maxim Vengerov and Yossif Ivanov.

Alix has won several prizes in international competitions, such as First Prize in the UFAM International Violin Competition in Paris, Prix National Edouard Deru Competition, Young Soloists Competition, and Young Tenuto Competition. She became a laureate in the Lions European Musical Competition and won first prize in the Belgian Dexia Classics Competition.

Alix made her concerto debut with the Brabants Orkest and has since then performed with the Orchestre de Chambre de Wallonie, the Kamerorkest van Vlaanderen, the Collegium Instrumentale Brugense and the Essex Young People’s Orchestra. She has given solo recitals across Europe (i.a. UK, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Austria, Finland and Sweden) and the USA in venues such as the Palais des Beaux Arts, Flagey Brussel and the Frits Philips Concert Hall Eindhoven.

A keen orchestral player, Alix has most recently been awarded the Philharmonia Orchestra MMSF Fellowship 2016-2018. She toured Europe during the summer of 2016 with the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester with performances in amongst others the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Konzerthaus Berlin and at the BBC Proms. In 2015-2016 she was a member of the London Philharmonic Orchestra Future Firsts Scheme. During 2014-2015 she was a member of the LSO String Experience Scheme and the European Union Youth Orchestra. She regularly features as concertmaster or section leader with RCM ensembles, including RCM Symphony Orchestra and RCM Philharmonic.

Alix also very much enjoys teaching and has been a private violin teacher in London for the last 5 years successfully preparing students for ABRSM exams. She can also teach the Suzuki Method on request.

Contact Alix

Address: Greater London
W6
Phone: Show Number
Fee (30 minutes): £25.00
Fee (60 minutes): £40.00

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