(2021). A native of Bulgaria, violinist Dorisiya Yosifova enjoys an active career in music as a teacher and performer. As an orchestra musician, Dorisiya has performed with the Apollo ensemble of Boston as Principal Second Violinist, the Cape Ann Symphony as Section Player and the Lowell House Opera as Concertmaster. In recent years, she has appeared in performances as a solo and chamber musician in the Greater Boston Area, where Dorisiya was located before her recent move to the Bay Area. Enthusiastic about teaching, Dorisiya is currently on the String Faculty of the Maud Powell String Institute, Myriad Music School, and MidPeninsula Music Academy. Previously, she has also taught at the Boston School of Music Arts and the El Sistema-inspired Youth and Family Enrichment Services. Additionally, Dorisiya is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Maud Powell String Institute – a string program specifically designed for immigrant children in MA. Dorisiya holds a M.M. degree from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee, and a B.M. degree from Oberlin Conservatory.