Nadezhda Christova       Bulgarian pianist Nadezhda Christova has been studying and performing piano since the age of six. She graduated with a Bachelors of Music with honors in piano performance from the National Academy of Music in Sofia, and obtained her Masters in chamber music and piano performance from the University of South Florida. Ms Christova has spent summers at the Aspen Music Festival and School as a collaborative pianist on an instrumental fellowship (2011), and as a recipient of the prestigious New Horizons fellowship (2012, 2014). Additionally, she has participated in the Siena Music Festival in Siena, Italy.
      Ms. Christova has been a faculty member of the International School of Music in Bethesda since 2012. Presently, Ms Christova is pursuing doctoral studies in collaborative piano at the University of Maryland, College Park, under the tutelage of Rita Sloan. Previous teachers include Dora Lazarova and Svetozar Ivanov.
      She can be heard on Youtube
Brahms Violin Sonata in D minor, IV. Presto agitato
      Nick Montopoli, violin, Nadia Christova, piano

Brahms Piano Quintet op.34 - I. Allegro non troppo
      Zach Maggeson, violin I, Nick Montopoli, violin II, Nadia Christova, piano

Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105: Mvt. 3
      Sally Bruce, violin, Nadia Christova, piano

      She has performed in a variety of chamber groups, as well as accompanied numerous string and wind players, singers, and choruses, including the Washington Saengerbund.