Masha Vasilevskaya | Sound Design
Masha Vasilevskaya - Sound Design and Music Performance
Masha Vasilevskaya is an acclaimed multi disciplinary violinist with a rich experience ranging from classical to experimental.
Masha began playing the violin at the age of five and was fortunate to be trained by the honorary Yova Yordanova, a student of D. Oistrakh, who became famous for developing a unique and innovative method of violin learning. Masha also incorporates the methodology of her second teacher L.V. Umnova (a student of S. Snitkovsky and Rayson), a professor at the Royal Conservatory in Ghent (Belgium).
Masha has been touring for 25 years as part of leading theaters, orchestras, and bands from Europe, Russia and the US.
Her international projects include:
Lead violin with the acclaimed Belarusian band Silver Wedding, which toured around the world, as well as the St. Petersburg based Uppsala Circus production of "Arrived".
Masha moved to the US in 2016 and her American projects includes:
Original score for the Off-Broadway production of Voyeur, directed by Mara Lieberman, the only live theatre production running during the pandemic.
Original score and music compositions for two productions of Elevator and Sand of modern ballet, choreographed by Olga Rabetskaya.
Original score and music composition for the production of Bad Roads by Natalka Vorozhbyt, an acclaimed Ukrainian playwright, directoed by Anya Zicer at the LaMaMa Theatre.
Original score for the immersive theatre installation RE:LOCATION, directed by Anya Zicer.
Masha played with Ravi Coltrane, Fedor Chistyakov, performances with Georgian/New York designer Uta Bekaia at Turn park, Artpark Lewiston. She worked at La Jolla Symphony in San Diego for a year.
Masha's experience also includes work with US based educational institutions as an experiential educator. She worked with Marks JCH of Bensonhurst "B'yachad Camp."