Nadia Monczak is a Canadian violinist and violist of Polish origin. She has performed as a recitalist and chamber musician in nearly 30 countries worldwide, in such renowned venues as Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall and Het Concertgebouw. As a soloist with orchestras, she has played with the Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Franfkurt Oder and the Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra “Amadeus”. Over the years, she has been a member of numerous chamber music groups, ranging from classical to tango, French chanson, minimalist music and klezmer. On the orchestral scene, she has performed with ensembles in the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, the United States and Canada.

A member of the 2021 Global Leaders Program, Nadia has led numerous social and humanitarian initiatives, including coaching El Sistema orchestras in South America, teaching violin in refugee camps in Greece and at Encore!Sistema in Quebec, and organizing numerous benefit concerts. Two short documentaries on his work have been produced by CBC Arts.

Nadia Monczak is a graduate of the Université de Montréal and the Maastricht Conservatorium. Her teachers were Vladimir Landsman, Boris Belkin and Zakhar Bron. She currently plays on a Francesco Gobetti ca. 1772 violin and a Charles Nicolas ca. 1890 bow, generously loaned by the Canimex company of Drummondville, Quebec.