Julia Mirzoev

Julia Mirzoev, violin (Toronto, Canada), received her M.M. degree at the Yale School of Music, studying with Ani Kavafian, where she received the Broadus Erle graduating prize. She previously completed her B.M. at the University of Toronto, studying with Jonathan Crow. Julia has been featured on CBC’s “Top 30 Classical Musicians Under 30”, CBC radio 94.1, and classical 96.3 FM. Her awards include top prizes at the Irving M. Klein international competition, the OSM competition, and grand prize at the Canadian Music Competition. Julia has also performed as a soloist with the Montreal Chamber Music Festival’s orchestra, Scarborough Philharmonic, Sinfonia Toronto, the Canadian Sinfonietta, the University of Toronto Symphony, Orchestra Toronto, and the Toronto Symphony. A passionate chamber musician, Julia has been a winner of the Yale Chamber Music competition, and has participated in the Sarasota, Manchester, and Toronto festivals, and the Perlman Music Program. As a founding member of the Myriade String quartet, Julia has been a quarter finalist at the Trondheim and Wigmore Hall string quartet competitions. Recently, Julia received an Artist Diploma at the McGill Schulich School of Music studying with Andrew Wan, where she was awarded the Golden Violin prize. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2021, 2022)