Violinist Ilze Gagaine (1989) started her music education in Gulbene, completed Emils Darzins College of Music in Riga and the Latvian Academy of Music. Since her childhood she performs both as a soloist and an orchestra musician. At present Ilze is a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Vidzeme and Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic. She has rich international concert experience. Ilze loves improvisation, different interdisciplinary creative activities and participation in all kind of performances, also in the records of theatre, film and music. Since 2014 Ilze works as a teacher of violin in Sigulda. In ARENA festival we will meet Ilze in the program FOREST SONGS for children.