Concertmaster
Violinist Nina Vieru has performed on many of the most prominent stages in Romania, playing an original Nicolo Gagliano violin. She was guest soloist with the Galati Philharmonic Orchestra, the Brasov Philharmonic Orchestra, and has twice appeared in concert at the George Enescu Festival in Bucharest. Ms. Vieru has successfully participated in more than 35 national and international violin competitions. In 2011 she won the Temple University Concerto Competition and the LISMA Foundation International Music Competition (New York City).

Nina was born in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, to a family of musicians. At the age of seven, she began her study of the violin at the Music High School in Chisinau. Six years later, her family moved to Bucharest, Romania’s capital, where she studied with noted violinist Stefan Gheorghiu. After graduation in 2007, Nina moved to the United States and studied violin with Edouard Schmieder at Temple University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in 2011, and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in music at Temple University.