The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
— Johan Sebastian Bach
 
 

The Macedonian born violinist/violist and internationally acclaimed Sofija Zlatanova, started her music education at the age of six as a violinist, Sofija graduated as a violist at the National Music Academy in Skopje, Macedonia. After graduation she continued her studies as a recipient of scholarship at the Prestige Trinity Laban Conservatoire for Music and Dance, under the patronage of HRH Duke of Kent in London, United Kingdom, in the class of Roger Chase.Sofija is a prize- winner of several major national and international competitions in Macedonia, Prishtina, including the "Paolo Serrao" Music competition in Italy, who was under the patronage of the Italian president Giorgio Napolitano. In 2008 and 2013 she received the two special awards "Feniks" for achieving in the music art and humanitarian activities.

 

At age of 19 she becomes a full time member of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet. She Holds a G.P.D as a scholarship recipient from Berklee where she is a current Fellow.
Sofija worked with Thomas Riebl from the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg. Piter Shepard Skearved from the Royal Academy in London Rivka Golani, Roger Chase from Trinity Laban Conservatory & Rictor Noren from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Founder and Principal of Zlatanova Music School. She is based in Boston where she is currently working on producing her Debut Album and Book.

Photographs featuring Sofija Zlatanova