Julia Dinerstein is one of the most prominent viola and violin teachers in the Netherlands. She works at the Rotterdam Conservatory Codarts, ARTEZ Conservatory in Zwolle, Maastricht Conservatory, the Hellendaal Music Institut (Rotterdam), Academy for Musical Talent (Utrecht) and Musica Mundi School in Waterloo, Belgium. Julia regularly gives summer masterclasses in France, Spain, US, China and Italy. A great number of Julia’s pupils and students became winners of National and International Competitions. Julia is regularly invited as member of jury in the International Competitions.
As a soloist and chamber music player she has participated in International Festivals in Europe, America and Far East where she played chamber music with Dmitri Sitkovetsky, Daniel Rowland, Priya Mitchell, Niek de Groot, Maria Milstein, Michael Kugel, Utrecht String Quartet.
Julia has worked as a guest principal violist at the Limburg Symphony Orchestra, Holland Symphonia (Holland), Flamish Philharmonic, Brussels Philharmonic and De Munt Orchestra (Belgium) amongst others.
Since 2002 Julia lives in The Hague, Netherlands. She plays numerous concerts as a member The Hague String Trio and Zemtsov Viola Quartet. She is regularly performing on TV and broadcast and she has participated in CD recordings for the labels Challenge, Cobra, Navis.
Julia has started violin lessons with her father Boris Dinerstein in Minsk (Bielorussia), then she continued at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Elizabetha Gilels and Andrei Korsakov. Later she has studied viola with Michael Kugel at the Maastricht Conservatory where she has received a Soloist Master Degree with Distinction.
Julia is the 2nd Prize winner at the Beethoven Int. Viola Competition (Austria).
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