Georgi Dimitrov receives Maestro Foundation Viola Award
Georgi Dimitrov (MM ’14), a DMA candidate in the USC Thornton Composition program, recently received the Viola Award from the Maestro Foundation of Los Angeles, which supports the development of gifted young musicians. Dimitrov, who minors in viola performance at Thornton, was loaned a 2003 “Zanetto” viola and bow created by highly-regarded violin maker Mario Miralles as part of the foundation’s Instrument Lending Program.
Dimitrov has previously been named a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award Scholar and has received the Alfred Newman Memorial Endowed Music Scholarship at USC. He is also the Assistant Principal Viola of the Young Artists Symphony Orchestra and Principal Viola of the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra.