About Oksana Protas
Ukrainian violinist Oksana Protas received her musical education in her hometown - first at the Uman College of Music, then at the Donetsk Academy of Music. She also completed her post-graduate studies there. Later, she worked in a symphony orchestra (Donetsk), opera theater orchestraы (Donetsk, Dnepropetrovsk), is a permanent member of chamber ensembles, her repertoire includes works for violin and piano, also she performed trios, quartets, quintets. various halls of Ukraine. O. Protas is a member of the Chamber Music Association of Ukraine. In recent years, she has held the position of concertmaster of the Dnipro Opera and Ballet Theater, and also performs solo works as a soloist with an orchestra, and is a frequent participant of various festivals. She also teaches at the Dnipro Academy of Music.
Since 2022, when the war in Ukraine started, Oksana has moved to live in Lithuania, working in the Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra led by G. Rinkevičius, and also continues concert activities in chamber ensembles with Ukrainian and Lithuanian musicians.