Gergana Haralampieva is a Bulgarian-American violinist based in New York City. Born into a family of music teachers, Gergana began singing in her father’s children’s choir at the age of three and playing the violin at the age of six. At eleven, she began attending New England Conservatory’s Preparatory School and later the Walnut Hill School for the Arts. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree at the Curtis Institute of Music, studying with Ida Kavafian and Pamela Frank. She received her Master’s Degree in 2018 from the New England Conservatory where she was a student of Paul Biss and Miriam Fried.
Gergana is currently a member of Ensemble Connect at Carnegie Hall which is a two year fellowship for young professionals who want to expand their experience in teaching, community engagement, advocacy, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Besides keeping busy playing chamber music with her Ensemble Connect colleagues at Weill Recital Hall and Paul Hall at the Juilliard School, Gergana also teaches middle school string students as well as private students, presents interactive performances in the community, and enjoys collaborating on a variety of projects.