Primary Instrument: Violin
Born in Moscow, violinist Ada Pasternak relocated with her family to the United States at the age of 6. It was at that young age that she began studying violin with her aunt, New York Philharmonic violinist Asya Meshberg. She continued her studies with Albert Markov at the Manhattan School of Music, and went on to win grand prize in her first music competition in 2001. She has gone on to win numerous competitions and awards, including the Concerto Competition at the Manhattan School of Music.