Violetta Todorova



What do you love about music?
Music has the power to unite people from different countries and cultures and helps us see how much more we all have in common with one another.

Who is your favorite artist?
Yehudi Menuhin, Gil Shaham, and David Nadien

What are your top 5 desert island albums?
Under the Table and Dreaming – Dave Matthews Band
J.S.Bach – Hilary Hahn
Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 – Berlin Philharmonic with Karajan
The Nutcracker – Berlin Philharmonic with Simon Rattle
Berega – Alexander Malinin
Fulanito – Vacaneria

Do you play in a band or currently perform?
I play in various orchestras across the US.



Violetta Todorova is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning violinist. Playing since she was five, she has performed worldwide in the United States, Europe, China, and Russia, as well as in halls like Carnegie in New York and the Symphony Center in Chicago. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from DePaul University in the studio of Ilya Kaler. In addition to teaching at the Academy, she teaches violin at Taylor University. Violetta is ready to provide the tools and insight you need to become a skilled violin player.

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