About Us

Nirvana Academy of Violin was founded in July 2013. The Academy is focused on providing academic oriented services rather than commercial based services. We guarantee that our students learn faster, they pass their RCM exams and auditions. We pride ourselves with training RCM Gold Medalists and sending students to the Calgary Youth Orchestra. We keep ourselves upgraded with our teaching skills and educational methods. 

NIRVANA NIRVAN (founder)

Nirvana Nirvan holds a BFA degree in violin performance from Concordia University, Montreal. She has performed recitals, chamber music, and has been a member of the Musicians of the World Symphony Orchestra (MWSO) for several years until she moved to Calgary in 2013. In July 2014 she founded the Nirvana Academy of Violin. Nirvana is also a singer and songwriter, and she produced her own music album in 2011,
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PETER LI 

Peter started learning Violin at the age of 4. At the age of 6 he performed at a competition in China and received 3rd place. At age 6-13, Peter studied under director Mao of Anshan violin association and completed the Chinese national violin examination level 7 at age 13. Peter is pursing towards his teaching degree (level 10) with the Royal Conservatory of Music. 
 After many different career paths, Peter have found both joy and passion in the field of performing and teaching Violin. Peter is a very enthusiastic individual who’s goal is not only focused for the future success of all students, but also making sure the student have plenty of fun.

VIOREL PETIC 

Viorel Petic holds a masters degree in music from the Stefan Neaga Academy of music, theatre, and fine arts in Chisinau, Moldova. He then became a professor at the Stefan Neaga Music College.

Viorel was a member of the National Orchestra, Lautarii, and the Creator Art Orchestra in Chisinau, Moldova. He has performed in Germany, Italy, France, Belguim, Luxemburg, Romania, Ukraine, Russia, and other countries. In 2015, Viorel and his family moved to Canada.

Apart from being a professional performer, Viorel is also very friendly both as a person and as a teacher. He cares very much about the improvement of his students. Viorel is currently leading the 1st violins in the Nirvana Academy’s orchestra.

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