Violinist Mina Lavcheva is a native of Sofia, Bulgaria, where she graduated from the National School of Music “L. Pipkov”. An active performer from an early age, Mina has appeared as a soloist, chamber and orchestra player throughout Europe and North America. She holds a Bachelor and a Master Degree in Music Performance from LSU School of Music and Boston University respectively.
Mina is a sought-after and frequently engaged artist by numerous chamber and orchestral ensembles in the New England area. Currently, she performs as a member of the Portland Symphony Orchestra(Maine) and Rhode Island Philharmonic, where she has served as acting concertmaster on numerous occasions. Mina also serves as concertmaster for the Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra and has appeared in performances with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Handel and Haydn Society, Arcadia Players, and Odyssey Opera, to name a few. As a chamber musician, she has performed at the Newport Music Festival, is a violinist/violist for the Zograf String Quartet, and enjoys frequent performances with Castle of our Skins.