Dorisiya Yosifova

Violinist & Violin Instructor in Massachusetts

Dorisiya Yosifova

Violinist & Violin Instructor in Massachusetts

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Born in Gabrovo, Bulgaria, Dorisiya Yosifova is a Boston based violinist and instructor. Her most outstanding performances include appearances with Idyllwild Arts Academy Orchestra, Jupiter Quartet in Oberlin’s Winter Term Intensive, performing at Carnegie Hall as part of Oberlin Orchestra, as well as at Le Poisson Rouge as part of the Next Festival for Emerging Artists. She has held concertmaster positions with Idyllwild Arts Academy Orchestra, Eastern Music Festival Orchestras, and Round Top Orchestra. Throughout her career so far, Dorisiya has won various awards and competitions, including the Boston Conservatory at Berklee's Merit Scholarship and Marrowstone Music Festivals' String Fellowship Award among others. Most recently, Dorisiya won a First Prize in the international competition “Best Mozart Performance”, from the “Great Composers Competition” series, and a Second Prize in “The Music of America” from the same series.

Dorisiya is currently a Violin/Viola Teaching Artist at the Youth and Family Enrichment Services program in Hyde Park and a Private Violin Instructor at Music & Arts in Newton. Additionally, she maintains a private studio in Brighton. An enthusiastic performer, Dorisiya also freelances in Massachusetts as a solo, chamber and orchestra musician. She is a founding member of the duo femme fuoco, with which she performs regularly.

Dorisiya holds a Master of Music degree from Boston Conservatory at Berklee ('2017). She also holds a Bachelor's of Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory ('2015). Her primary teachers include Gregory Fulkerson, Marilyn McDonald, Lynn Chang and Rictor Noren.

For questions and information on private lesson rates or playing inquires for your event, please contact Dorisiya via the email link provided below by clicking on the mail icon. Thank you!

  • Work
    • Violin/Viola Teacher at YoFES
  • Education
    • Boston Conservatory at Berklee, M.M.’17
    • Oberlin College