Classicalia Finalist 2022



American violinist Sophia Stoyanovich has captivated audiences since her premiere at age ten with the Bremerton Symphony. She has soloed with numerous orchestras, and has performed across North America, Europe, and Asia. Recent highlights include joining Chamber Music America as recipient of the 2021 Ensemble Forward grant, winner of the 2021 Beverly Hills National Auditions, and debuts on The Dame Myra Hess, Great Music L.A., and Encinitas Music by the Sea Concert Series. Sophia co-hosts the podcast American Stories with pianist Derek Wang, which examines and celebrates American identity through music in performance, illuminated by personal histories and reflections from featured guests of all walks of life. Based in New York City, Sophia currently performs with the New York Chamber Orchestra, Symphony in C, and is a chamber mentor for Midori & Friends. Sophia received her Bachelor and Master’s of Music degrees from The Juilliard School.