Faculty, University of the Pacific
Professor Igor Veligan is an accomplished violinist and violist, currently performing with the L’Estro Armonico String Quartet, the Arlekin String Quartet, Argenta Trio and the Chamber Music Society of Sacramento. He is also the concertmaster of the San Francisco Choral Society Orchestra, principal viola of the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, principal violist of the Lake Tahoe Summer Festival, and a member of the Monterey Symphony. Mr. Veligan recently performed as concertmaster of the Sacramento Philharmonic.
A dedicated teacher, Professor Veligan Igor Veligan is a faculty member at the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music and American River College in Sacramento. Prior to his move to the US, he taught at the School for the Performing Arts in Ternopil, Ukraine.
Igor Veligan holds a Master of Arts in violin performance and chamber music from Odessa State Conservatory. His primary violin teachers include Zoja Istomina and Galina Gritzenko. Mr. Veligan studied chamber music with Oleg Shkarpitnuy and Natalya Buzanova, and participated in master classes taught by with Zakhar Bron, Liana Isakadze, and Igor Frolov.