Brendan Bordick-Lesavage, 20, is a violinist and violist from Scranton, Pennsylvania. His primary teachers have been Fritz Valenches and Dr. Peter Isaacson. Brendan can be regularly heard performing for church services, weddings, and many other functions throughout the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Region.
Brendan has served as concertmaster of the Sinfonia Youth Orchestra, performed as a soloist in his own recitals, and has played at St. Ann’s Basilica in Scranton for the past six years. Previously, Brendan had also played with the Contemporary Choir at Prince of Peace Parish in Old Forge. Brendan can also be heard throughout the year performing with a local Irish Folk Band, The Blarney Boys. He is also a member of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA).
Currently, Brendan is an undergraduate student at the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania where he is pursuing a BA in Music. At Kuztown, Brendan studies the violin and viola under Dr. Peter Isaacson. He also plays with the Kutztown University Orchestra and in pit orchestras for student musicals. Brendan also enjoys performing chamber music and has received coaching in the area by international soloist and violinist, Kurt Nikkanen. At the conclusion of his time at Kutztown University, Brendan anticipates entering a Masters Program to further his studies in music.