Sophia Anna Szokolay

Sophia Anna Szokolay, violin (Toronto, Canada) made her international solo debut on tour with the Győr Philharmonic Orchestra and giving recitals in Hungary. She has since performed throughout Canada, the United States, and Europe, and as a soloist with the Toronto Sinfonietta, Etobicoke Philharmonic, Laurentide Festival Orchestra, Taylor Academy Chamber Orchestra, and Scarborough Symphony. Sophia is a founding member of the Ivani Quartet, first prize winners at the Plowman International Chamber Competition and Bronze medalists at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. She was a recipient of the Borromeo Guest Artist Award, performing alongside the Borromeo Quartet in Jordan Hall. Festival appearances include Perlman Chamber Music Workshop, Taos School of Music, Juilliard String Quartet Seminar, Orford Musique, Holland Music Sessions, Bowdoin String Quartet Fellowship, and Toronto Summer Music. Sophia graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Music Taylor Academy under the tutelage of Barry Shiffman and Victor Danchenko, and is currently pursuing her BM at the New England Conservatory, studying with Miriam Fried.