Violinist Julia Angelov, age 18, is a senior at National Cathedral School and a student of Aaron Rosand. She has been a fellow at the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Youth Fellowship Program at the John F. Kennedy Center since 2013. There, she is mentored by Nurit Bar-Josef, NSO Concertmaster, and is the Milka Violin Scholar of the Markow-Totevy Foundation. Julia has performed at numerous venues, including the Beethoven Hall of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, the Vladimir Palace and the Prokofiev Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, the Millennium Stage and Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Center, and the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, and has given solo recitals at the Bulgarian Embassy. She has also had the honor of being the featured performer of a private salon concert for Maxim Vengerov and performed at a gala concert honoring the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union at the Ronald Reagan Building. Julia has appeared as a soloist with the Arlington (VA) Philharmonic, the US Army Orchestra, and the National Philhamonic at the Strathmore (MD) Music Center, and the Kostroma Symphony Orchestra in Russia. Julia has won competitions, including the Music Teachers National Association’s (MTNA) National Strings Competition, and has been awarded the Amadeus Concerts Emerging Artist Scholarship.