Professor of Violin
Department(s)Instrumental Studies, Strings
Julia Bushkova has appeared as a soloist with numerous orchestras and in recital throughout the United States, in her native Russia, as well as Germany, Italy, Canada, United Kingdom, Poland, South Africa, Mexico, Chile, and Venezuela. She has been a featured performer on numerous public and commercial radio and TV stations as well as nationwide on NPR's Performance Today. Her most recent solo and concerti performances took her to New York, North Carolina, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Michigan, Canada, Italy, Venezuela, South Africa, Argentina, and Belarus. Professor Bushkova has presented numerous master classes in the US and abroad. She has served as a judge at Luis Sigall International Violin Competition (Chile), taught at Brzewski International Master Classes (Poland), Yellow Barn Music School, Weathersfield Music Festival (Vermont), Niagara International School for Musical Arts (Canada), the International Academy of Music (Italy), Stellenbosch International Festival (South Africa), and most recently in Buenos Aires, (Argentina), Caracas (Venezuela), Minsk (Republic of Belarus), Summit Music Festival (New York), and Killington Music Festival (Vermont).
Ms. Bushkova's students have gone on to attend the finest conservatories, including the Curtis Institute of Music, The Juilliard School, Oberlin Conservatory, New England Conservatory, Cleveland Institute of Music, Eastman School of Music, Moscow Conservatory, and perform with well known ensembles and orchestras, such as Cavani String Quartet, LA Philharmonic, The Cleveland Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Toronto Symphony, and New York Philharmonic, among many others.