Adrian Irvine works as a freelance violinist, music producer, and violin instructor in Toronto, Canada and surrounding areas. He received his Masters in Violin from the University of Toronto where he studied with Erika Raum and performed as Concertmaster with the U of T Symphony and Opera Orchestras in select programs. As a member of the Aeris String Quartet, he was a recipient of the U of T Felix Galimir Award for Chamber Music in 2018.
Prior to the COVID-19 lockdowns, Adrian performed regularly with ensembles throughout southern Ontario including the National Academy Orchestra, the Mandle Philharmonic, the Niagara Symphony Orchestra, and the Freesound Ensemble, amongst others. He can be heard on recordings for Centre Disks, Universal Music Mena, and Paper Bag Records along with releases from independent artists spanning genres from hip-hop to folk. In 2018 the premiere recording of Bekah Simm’s Granitic, on which Adrian played violin, was nominated for a JUNO award.