Aaron SchwebelCanadian violinist Aaron Schwebel has performed throughout the world as a chamber and orchestral musician. His warm, charismatic musical personality and versatility as a performer have led him to pursue a variety of roles and collaborations, with a particular love for chamber music.

A native Torontonian, Aaron holds the positions of Concertmaster with the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra and Associate Concertmaster with the Canadian Opera Company. In the past, Aaron has performed as guest concertmaster with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, and Orchestra London. 

Aaron did his studies at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music and Indiana University. Teachers include Jonathan Crow, Yaela Hertz, Mauricio Fuks, and Andre Roy. Upon graduation from McGill, Aaron was awarded the Schulich School of Music’s Golden Violin Award.

Aaron has been a member of the Roddick String Quartet, representing Canada at the 2009 London International String Quartet Competition, as well as the Kuttner Quartet, the student string quartet in residence at Indiana University. He has been invited to take part in Ottawa Chamberfest, Montreal Chamber Music Festival, Music By The Sea in Bamfield, British Columbia, and the Rosebud Chamber Music Festival. Aaron has performed as a soloist with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Lanaudiere, and McGill Symphony Orchestra. He has been on faculty at Toronto Summer Music Festival and KlezKanada. Aaron is grateful to be playing on a 1753 Joannes Baptista Guadagnini violin, on loan to him from the Canada Council for the Arts Instrument Bank.