Ellie Nimeroski

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Started in: 2015
End date: 2022
Musician type: stringed instrument
University: Leuven University
Nationality: Canada

Violinist and violist Ellie Nimeroski studied early music at McGill University in Montreal and specializes in period instrument performance. For ten years she performed with Montreal’s numerous chamber ensembles, including Clavecin en Concert, La Nef and Arion, as well as in Toronto with Tafelmusik.

Since moving to Europe in 2012, she performs with Les Talens Lyriques, Le Cercle de l’Harmonie and Les Paladins. She is grateful to her teachers, violinist Florence Malgoire and bow-maker Bruno Sporcq.

With the Orpheus Institute as a focal point for her practice-led research, she travels to perform, to exchange and teach and to learn about violin bows and their art.

Her docARTES doctoral defense took place on June 23, 2022 at Orpheus Institute.


In the making: François Xavier Tourte and l’Archet de Viotti.


The artistic research delves into the early creative periods of both artists in ancien régime Paris, using own experiences in bow making and as a violinist to enact both perspectives and to propose a vivid theory of movement and mechanism, sounding out the ever-present conservatoire evaluation phrase,…

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