The Mark and Nancy Heule Chair
Dutch violinist and violist Laura Veeze has reached audiences on three continents as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. Ms. Veeze enjoys playing baroque violin and viola.
Laura worked with Frans Brüggen for many years. She also studied and worked extensively with baroque virtuoso Giuliano Carmignola and early music specialist Jeanne Lamon. Ms. Veeze studied in Amsterdam and New York with Alexander Kerr and Sylvia Rosenberg.
As a chamber musician, Ms. Veeze was a member of the piano trio Ensemble Pavone, the Blue Engine String Quartet in Nova Scotia, and is a frequent guest artist at festivals such as Scotia Festival, Musique Royale, New Music Edmonton and the Acadia Summer Strings Festival. She collaborates with artists such as Jonathan Crow, Denise Djokic, Mark Fewer and Robert Uchida.
She has held principal violin positions with the Radio Chamber Philharmonic in the Netherlands and with Symphony Nova Scotia in Canada.
A passionate teacher, Laura served on the string faculty at Acadia University for years. She is currently on faculty at the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.
She lives in Strathearn with her violinist husband Robert Uchida and their children Marten and Noemi.