Stanichka Dimitrova, whose playing has been described as “wonderfully full in tone and exuberant in performance” by the San Francisco Classical Voice, has been a winner of the Stony Brook University Concerto Competition, resulting in a solo performance of the Sibelius Violin Concerto with the SBU orchestra. She was also a First Prize winner in the “Barbara Krakauer Scholarship Award” Competition at the Associated Music Teachers League in New York City, and “Hopes, Talents, Masters” International Competition among others. Ms. Dimitrova is a graduate from the Juilliard School and recently received her doctoral degree at Stony Brook University, studying with Philip Setzer, Pamela Frank, Soovin Kim and Philippe Graffin.
As a member of the world renowned Verbier Festival Orchestra, Ms. Dimitrova, has performed with conductors such as James Levine, Charles Dutoit, Zubin Mehta, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Paavo Järvi. An avid performer of contemporary music, Ms. Dimitrova regularly collaborates with new and upcoming composers from the New York City area.