A native of Ontario, Canada, Peter Lekx performs internationally on period violin and viola as well as medieval strings. In addition to Cascata, he has performed with the early music ensembles Cambridge Concentus, Concerts Doux, Music for a While, Quicksilver, Rossignol, and has appeared with Baroque & Beyond: North Carolina, and on the Allegro: Baroque & Beyond series in Spokane, Washington. Known also for his exciting interpretations of contemporary music on viola, he has premiered numerous compositions and performed in small chamber ensembles and orchestras throughout the Midwest and New England. Peter received a Bachelor of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Master of Music from Pennsylvania State University. More recently, he completed a Performance Diploma at Boston University, where he studied viola with Michelle LaCourse and baroque violin/viola with Jane Starkman.