Julia Dinerstein studied violin at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Elizabetha Gilels and Andrei Korsakov. She graduated at the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music as a student of her father Boris Dinerstein (Mexico - England). She later studied viola at the Maastricht Conservatory with Michael Kugel (Soloist Master Degree with Distinction).
As a soloist and chamber music performer she has participated in International Festivals in Europa, America and the Far East where she has played chamber music with Dmitri Sitkovetski, Daniel Rowland, Priya Mitchell, Niek de Groot, Michael Kugel, Dan Zhu and Manja Smits. Since 2002 Julia has lived in The Hague, performing numerous recitals and chamber music concerts, amongst others as a member of The Hague String Trio.
Julia currently works as viola teacher at the ARTEZ Conservatory in Arnhem, the Maastricht Conservatory and the Rotterdam Hellendaal Music Institute (Rotterdam Conservatory). She gives summer masterclasses in Slovakia, France, Spain, USA, China and Italy. Several of Julia’s pupils have become winners of National and International Viola Competitions. She has worked as a guest principal violist at the Limburg Symphony Orchestra, Holland Symphonia, Flemish Philharmonic, Brussels Philharmonic and De Munt Orchestra (Belgium) among others. Julia is the 2nd Prize winner of the Beethoven Int. Viola Competition (Austria).