Yulia Watanabe-Price

Cherryville, N.C.

East Carolina University- B.M. in Violin Performance/B.S. in Communications/ B.A. Asian Studies 2021
New England Conservatory- M.M. in Violin Performance 2023

YULIA PRICE is a violinist and teacher based in the Boston area. She completed her Bachelor’s of Music in Violin Performance at East Carolina University under the tutelage of Ara Gregorian and Hye-Jin Kim; and completed her Suzuki Pedagogy Certification with Joanne Bath. During her time at ECU, she also obtained a B.S. in Communications and a B.A. in Asian Studies. Yulia completed her Master’s degree of Music in Violin Performance at New England Conservatory, where she studied under Soovin Kim.

What inspired you to become a musician?
My mom!

Name three of your favorite composers:
Chausson piano trio- so beautiful and stormy!

What is an interesting fact about you and/or your instrument?
I lived in Japan over the summers growing up!

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?
going on walks!

Why did you choose the NRO?
Great music making!