Areta Zhulla

Areta Zhulla

Areta Zhulla, a third-generation violinist of Greek descent, has gained recognition as a passionate and poetic artist. She has been recently named “Young Artist of the Year” by the National Critics Association in Greece, and she is a recipient of the prestigious Triandi Career Grant as well as the Tassos Prassopoulos Foundation Award.

Ms. Zhulla has appeared as soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician throughout the United States, Europe, Canada and Asia, at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Auditorium du Louvre in Paris, Alice Tully Hall, Kennedy Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and National Arts Centre of Canada. Ms. Zhulla has been a member of Chamber Music Society Two of Lincoln Center, where she performed and toured regularly with some of today’s most acclaimed artists. Memorable collaborations include performances with Itzhak Perlman at Carnegie Hall, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Rose Theater at Lincoln Center, as well as collaborations with legendary conductor Michel Plasson, Pinchas Zukerman, Gary Hoffman, Gilbert Kalish, Colin Carr, and members of the Cleveland, Emerson, and Cavani String Quartets.

A sought-after leader, this season Ms. Zhulla leads the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium, and appears as guest concertmaster with American Ballet Theatre at the Metropolitan Opera House. Her performances have been broadcast on the PBS show “Live from Lincoln Center,” the Kennedy Center Honors, and WQXR, among other radio stations throughout the nation.

A passionate educator, Ms Zhulla serves as Itzhak Perlman’s teaching assistant at Juilliard as a Starling Fellow. She also serves as a member of the chamber music faculties of Juilliard’s Pre-College Division and the Perlman Music Program, of which she is an alumna. Ms. Zhulla is artistic director of the Perlman-Genesis Violin Project, a series of workshops at the Israel Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv. She served as guest violin faculty member at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in 2012 and 2013, and frequently leads master classes nationally and abroad.

Ms. Zhulla (Pre-College ’04; BM ’08; MM ’10) studied at Juilliard with Itzhak Perlman and Catherine Cho, and was a recipient of the Vergotis Scholarship. Other teachers include Pinchas Zukerman, Patinka Kopec and her father, Lefter Zhulla.

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