SOPHIA IVANOVA ⎥Classicalia 2022/23 Candidate
BIO⎥ SOPHIA IVANOVA 🎶 Winds – Flute
Sophia Ivanova began her flute studies at the National School of Arts "Dobri Hristov" in Varna, Bulgaria with Nikolay Yordanov at the age of six. She is currently studying with Professor Dr. Luisa Sello/Myazawa artist/ at the New Bulgarian University in Sofia. Sophia has won numerous awards in over 50 international music competitions across the world, including Bulgaria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Russia, Turkey, UK, and the USA. Her exceptional talents were recognized at the Concorso "A tutto flauto" in Venice, Italy, where she won the Absolute Prize with a perfect score of 100 points – the highest score given in all age groups throughout the competition in 2022. She will also receive a Flute "Diplomant" in the 2023 International Music Contest organized by the Moscow State Conservatory "P. Il. Tchaikovsky". At just 13 years old, Sophia was already a soloist with several philharmonic orchestras, including the Varna Philharmonic Orchestra, Shumen Symphony Orchestra, "Anima" String Orchestra, and Vidin Symphony Orchestra. She also plays flute in the National School of Arts' Symphony Orchestra and is a soloist in the school's String Orchestra and a String Quartet. She has performed in some of Bulgaria's biggest halls, including the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. Sophia feels honored to be recognized as one of the Talented kids supported by the "Stoyan Kambarev" and "Dimitar Berbatov" Foundations.