Russian violinist Alfia Bakieva (°1986) studied the baroque violin with Enrico Onofri. She has successfully participated in various master classes, festivals, and (inter)national competitions, both as a soloist and as a chamber musician. She has received numerous scholarships. From 2004 to 2008 she was assistant concertmaster of Musica Aeterna. Alfia currently performs as a solo and section violinist, and as a concertmaster, with baroque groups like Il Pomo d'Oro, Zefiro, Bachakademie Stuttgart, Hemiolia, and the orchestra of the Händel Festspiele Göttingen.