IOS Apprentice, 2017-2018

Alisa Klebanov

Ottawa · Ontario · Canada

Last updated: November 4, 2019

Alisa Klebanov has been studying violin since age 3, and only started studying viola in 2016. Her primary teachers growing up were Rosemarie and Elaine Klimasko, and she now studies with Yehonatan Berick (for violin) and Michael Van der Sloot (for viola).  Alisa has taken part in many tours with various ensembles, such as the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, travelling to countries such as China, Iceland, U.S, Portugal, Netherlands, France, Belgium.  Alisa's overall goal is to pursue a career as an orchestral musician, and to spread the love of music to the next generation of musicians.

Projects & initiatives


NAC Orchestra Bursary Competition

The NAC Orchestra Bursary Competition encourages the pursuit of excellence on the part of young Canadian instrumentalists aspiring to orchestral careers.