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Yulia Petkevich

Violin & Viola

Yulia Petkevich's illustrious career as a violinist began with her basic music education at the Edvard Grieg Music School in Moscow. She further honed her skills at the Russian Gnesin College of Music (2004-2009), studying under Professor Vladislav Igolinsky, where she received a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance/Pedagogy with a full scholarship and stipend. She continued her education at the Russian Gnesin Academy of Music, earning a Master of Music in Violin Performance under Alexander Dogadaev from 2009 to 2015, also on a full scholarship.


Yulia then moved to the United States for advanced studies, attending Texas Christian University (2018-2021) for an Artist Diploma in Violin Performance with Dr. Elisabeth Adkins and SMU Meadows School of the Arts (2021-2023) for a Performance Diploma under Alexander Sitkovetsky, receiving full scholarships at both institutions.

Throughout her career, Yulia participated in prestigious festivals and competitions, such as the Moscow Festival of Youth Soloists (2007), the Polish International Festival of Chamber Music (2008), and won prizes in competitions like the "International Romantic Music Competition for Young Performers" (2009, Moscow) and the "Premio citta di Padova" in Italy (2012). Her summers were enriched with music courses in Germany, Sweden, Italy, and Berlin, and she gained inspiration from renowned professors including Dora Schwarzberg, Gerhard Schulz, and Michael Vaiman.

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