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Praised by the critics for her “rare emotional sensitivity and internal articulation”, violinist Areta Zhulla has been recently named “Young Artist of the Year” by the National Critics Association of Music and Drama in Greece. Ms. Zhulla has appeared as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician throughout the United States, Europe, and Canada, at many renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall, Auditorium du Louvre, Kennedy Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Alice Tully Hall, and National Arts Centre of Canada. Ms. Zhulla has been a member of Chamber Music Society Two of Lincoln Center from 2012-2015, where she performed regularly with some of today’s most acclaimed artists. Memorable collaborations include performances with legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as collaborations with Pinchas Zukerman, Orli Shaham, Gilbert Kalish, Colin Carr, and the Cavani String Quartet. Ms. Zhulla has studied at the prestigious Perlman Music Program Summer School for six summers (2000-2005), and at the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop for two summers (2006-2008). Ms Zhulla holds  Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The Juilliard School, where she studied with Itzhak Perlman and Catherine Cho. Other teachers include Pinchas Zukerman, Patinka Kopec, and Lefter Zhulla. Ms Zhulla plays on a G.B. Guadagnini violin kindly loaned to her through the Beares International Violin Society.

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