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Dorina Markoff-Mcnulty (Violin) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since June 2012)

  • Orchestras: BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Senbla Concert Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Stanley Hall Opera.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Aurora Orchestra, English Festival Orchestra, London Sinfonietta.
  • Shows: Phantom of The Opera.
  • Sessions: Isobel Griffiths.

Dorina's orchestral work also includes

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, English Classical Players, English National Ballet, London Mozart Players, and Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra.

Dorina's West End Show work includes Oliver and My Fair Lady.

Dorina's Session work includes Isobel Griffiths, Cool Music Ltd and SIF 39.

Festivals:

  • Academia Chigiana Siena, Italy
  • The Festival of the Two Worlds - Spoleta, Italy
  • Tours, France
  • Mozart Academy, Mala Wies, Poland
  • Salon of the Arts - National Palace of Culture, Sofia
  • New World Symphony - Miami, USA
  • Ravinia, Chicago, USA

Teaching:

  • Appointed Assistant Professor at UCLA in 2000
  • Music Consultant for the Wandsworth Borough, and teaches privately

Dorina Markoff-McNulty enjoys an active international career as a soloist, chamber musician, studio musician and teacher. She has recorded the music of composers such as Thomas Newman, James Newton-Howard, Hans Zimmer, Alexander Desplat and James Horner. Other studio work includes many pop albums and films for various artists including Sting, Paul McCartney, Adele, Howard Shore, Craig Armstrong, Alan Silvestri, Stefano Maineti, Andrea Guera, Chris Botti, Prince, and many others.

As a soloist of various symphony orchestras she has performed the concertos by Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Saint-Saens, Sibelius, Glasunov and many concert pieces.

She has collaborated as orchestral and chamber musician with many leading international performers including Yuri Bashmet, Aurele Nicolet, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Sting, Vladimir Spivakov, Boris Belkin amongst others.

In 1990, Dorina was the winner of the UCLA Concerto Competition (USA) after which she was given the loan of the Duke of Alcantara Stradivari violin and a recording contract with Gega Music.

In 1994 she won second prize (first was not awarded that year) at the Brahms Chamber Music Competition which led to a long collaboration and numerous concerts around Europe with the pianist Miroslav Hadjistoyanov. She is a recipient of the Mimi Alpert Feldman Award, The Paul Getty Award, The Robert Bernstain Award and the Gluck Scholarship.

Dorina was appointed Leader of the National Opera and Ballet (Bulgaria) in 2005 and Leader of the Academia Chigianna Festival Orchestra (Italy) in 2005.

Since 2007 she lives in London where she appears as a Guest Principal at some of the leading British orchestra such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBS SSO, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC SO amongst others, giving performances under the batons of many prominent conductors such as Kurt Masur, Charles Dutoit, Jiri Belohlavek, Vladimir Yurovski and many others.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

Dorina studied at UCLA with Mark Kaplan

Teachers

Ginka Gitchkova, Svetlana Bezrodnaia, Mark Kaplan, Dorothy DeLay.

Masterclasses: Gregori Shislin, Boris Belkin, Alberto Lissi, Soika Millanova, Pnina Salzman.

Languages: English, Italian, French, Russian and Bulgarian.

Dorina joined Morgensterns in February 2007

Dorina's web profile was last updated 24th Jun 2017

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Dorina enjoys a busy international career as a soloist, orchestra player and teacher.

She has given numerous recitals in her native Bulgaria, USA, Italy, Greece and the UK. Her repertoire includes sonatas and other works by Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, Ysay, Bach, Franck, Prokofiev, Chausson, Sarasate and many others, stretching from the Classic to Contemporary music variety.

As a soloist of symphony orchestra she has performed the concertos by Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and Sibelius.

She has recorded the music of composers such as Thomas Newman, James Newton-Howard, Hans Zimmer, Alexander Desplat and James Horner. Other studio work includes many pop albums and films for various artists including Sting, Paul McCartney, Adele, Howard Shore, Craig Armstrong, Alan Silvestri, Stefano Maineti, Andrea Guera, Chris Botti, Prince, and many others.

In 1998 Dorina was the winner of the UCLA Concerto Competition (USA) which led to several performances of the Saint-Saëns Concerto on the Duke of Alcantara Stradivari violin and a recording with Sofia Symphony Orchestra under Nancy Sutton.

In 1994 she won second prize (first was not awarded that year) at the Brahms Chamber Music Competition which led to a long collaboration and numerous concerts with the pianist Miroslav Hadjistoyanov.

Dorina has also collaborated and performed alongside well-known musicians such as Aurelle Nicolet, Milena Mollova, Herbie Hancock, Courtney Sedgwick, Vesko Gelev amongst others.

She is a recipient of the Mimi Alpert Feldman Award, The Paul Getty Award, The Robert Bernstain Award and the Gluck Fellow.

Dorina was appointed Leader of the National Opera and Ballet (Bulgaria) in 2005 and Leader of the Academia Chigianna Festival Orchestra (Italy) in 2005.

As a guest she has led the Second Violins sections of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC SSO, Sydney Symphony, Opera Australia and RPCO.

As a chamber musician, she has been a member of various groups, including the UCLA String Quartet, with whom she performed at the Duke Ellington Tribute Concert in Los Angeles in 1999, along with Herbie Hancock, Billie Childs and others.

Her studio work for film includes RAI TV Stefano Mainetti Orgoglio, Andrea Guerra's Hotel Rwanda, La finestra da fronte, Bruno Coulais's Himalaya, Microcosmos, Carlo Siglioto's The Punisher, and many more.

She is a Music Consultant for the Wandsworth Borough and also teaches privately.

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Dorina Markoff-Mcnulty (Violin) Profile

Teaching experience

  • 2007 / Present - Wandsworth Council Wider Opportunity Program
  • 2007 / Present - Violin Teacher at West Hill Secondary School
  • 2007 / Present - Violin Teacher at Furtzdown Primary School
  • 2006 / Present - Private Tutoring
  • 1999 / 2000 - Assistant Professor of Mark Kaplan at UCLA

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Dorina Markoff-Mcnulty (Violin) Profile

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If you require musicians for a concert, recital or to enhance an event,
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