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Aleksandr Snytkin

Violinist Aleksandr Snytkin joined the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in 2008 and after one season moved to Norway to serve as assistant concertmaster in Bergen Philharmonic, one of the oldest European orchestras. He has been violinist with Lithuanian chamber orchestra, New World Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic, I Palpiti chamber orchestra and served as a guest concertmaster with Plano and Irving Symphony orchestras and Bergen Philharmonic orchestra.

Snytkin received his Bachelor and Master degrees from Lithuanian Music Academy and continued to pursue doctoral degree at the University of Kansas and in 2007received the Artist Certificate at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. His teachers include J. Urba, R. Katilius, A. Fischer, B. Sayevich, E. Rosenblith, E. Schmieder and Chee Yun Kim.

In 2003 Aleksandr made his American solo debut playing J. Brahms violin concerto with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra (Missouri) as a winner of 2002 Hellam Young Artists competition. He was also a guest violinist with Quartet Accorda and performed as chamber musician with the Van Cliburn Competition gold medal winner, Stanislav Ioudenitch and renowned violinist Anne Akiko Meyers among others. Snytkin's solo and chamber music concerts took him to such famous halls as Carnegie, Disney, Mozarteum Grosse Hall, YMCA Jerusalem and many more in Lithuania, Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Israel, Slovenia, Denmark and the USA. A. Snytkin has been a member of ART and Daniel Piano trios and actively performs as a chamber musician.

Aleksandr resides in Dallas together with his wife and two children.