Svetla Kalcheva, violin
Svetla Kalcheva has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, and an orchestra violinist on stages across Europe, Asia, and the United States including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Bulgarian Concert Hall, Sofia, the Shanghai Grand Theater, the Beijing National Center for Performing Arts, the Shenzhen Concert Hall, and the Royal College of Music, London.
Svetla has won several national and international awards and competitions and has performed in master-classes with Devy Erlh, Mark Peskanov, Nadja-Solerno Sonnenberg, and Walter Verdehr. Former teachers include internationally acclaimed prof. Benny Kim and prof. Stoyka Milanova. Svetla earned her Doctorate in Musical Arts Degree in Violin Performance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and her Bachelors and Masters Degrees at the Pancho Vladigerov National Conservatory of Music, Sofia, Bulgaria. Currently, Svetla is an assistant professor at Molloy College, Long Island.