Greta Mutlu, violin, has been praised for bringing audiences “melodies of heartbreaking beauty” (clevelandclassical.com).

Ms. Mutlu has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout her native country Bulgaria, as well as in France, Germany, the Czech Republic, Canada, and the United States. She is a laureate in national and international competitions in Eastern Europe and Canada, and was awarded a Diploma for Distinguished Artistic Achievement by the Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria in 2005.

Greta has enjoyed numerous opportunities to share her passion for performing as an orchestral musician. She spent two seasons as a member of The Spoleto Festival Orchestra in Charleston, SC and was a Fellow at the Aspen Music Festival and School in the summer of 2012.

She has worked with many of today’s most celebrated pedagogues and performers, including Paul Kantor, Barry Shiffman, members of the Tokyo, Cleveland, St. Lawrence, Ying, Juilliard, and London Haydn Quartets, as well as Leonidas Kavakos and Leon Fleisher.

Currently, Ms. Mutlu is pursuing a Master of Music degree at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Music under the mentorship of Andres Cardenes. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music and an Artist Diploma from The Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada.

Ms. Mutlu performs on a J.B. Villaume violin, generously on loan to her by Ms. Monique Mead.