Soloist Yuliya Hess
Yuliya Hess initially was trained in Krasnodar, Russia, studying with Gurgen Sagomonov, after immigrating to United States with her family she continued to study violin performance on full scholarship at Fresno Pacific. She also studied at Arizona State University and Fresno State Studying with late Betti Iakovetti, Fresno Philarmonic Concertmaser, Dr Susan Doering Sequoia Symphony concertmaster, international soloist Dr Frank Spinosa and currently being coached by Dr Limor Torren from Los Angeles.
She was a member of Russian Violin Ensemble of Sacramento, touring Gloria Quartet of Sacramento, West Valley Symphony of Phoenix, Musica Nova Symphony of Arizona, and also performed with Fresno Grand Opera and California Opera and currently is a member of Sequoia Symphony Orchestra. Her biggest passion is being a recitalist performing modern violin repertoire.
She has a studio of 30 students with some of the students winning full scholarships for college and establishing soloist careers. Her current project is to build a music school in collaboration with Erin Adams, Kelvin Diaz, Ricardo Guevarra and Laura Porter where she could incorporate all the experience built over years teaching. She also homeschools her three kids, Anya, Dmitriy and Anastasiya.