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Rasma Larsens

Rasma Larsens was born in 1996 in Lucerne, Switzerland, the youngest in a Swiss/Latvian family of musicians. She began her violin studies at the age of six with her father, renowned violinist Gunars Larsens, and went on to receive her Bachelors in Violin from the Haute Ecole de Musique Lausanne in 2016.
She furthered her studies under the prestigious tutelage of Prof. Dora Schwarzberg, and attended various masterclasses with renowned violinists such as Ivry Gitlis, Valery Gradow, Krzysztof Wegrzyn and Pierre Amoyal, among others.
Currently, she is continuing her studies in Vienna at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien, in the class of Prof. Lothar Strauß – first Concertmaster of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin.
Rasma’s orchestral experience includes various projects in prestigious halls across Europe such as the Wiener Musikverein, Wiener Konzerthaus, Sala Verdi, Victoria Hall Genève, among others. These include opera productions with the Angelika-Prokopp-Sommerakademie der Wiener Philharmoniker, Internationales Orchesterinstitut Attergau, Davos Festival Camerata, and more. In 2020, Rasma became a member of the European Union Youth Orchestra as well as the Ensemble Ultreia in Vienna.
She also performs as a soloist, and is a laureate of several competitions.