Koko Dyulgerski is a passionate and versatile musician who has performed with numerous orchestral ensembles throughout the United States and Europe. Koko currently performs with Opera Colorado, the Colorado Symphony, and was recently appointed Principal Viola of the Central City Opera Orchestra.
A native of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, he attended high school at the prestigious Dobrin Petkov National Music School. Koko first came to the United States to study at Louisiana State University, and later completed his Master’s degree at the Rice University Shepherd School of Music in Houston. During his time in Houston, Koko played regularly with the Mercury Baroque, Houston Grand Opera, and Houston Symphony Orchestras.
Koko and Leah are co-Artistic Directors of the Torrey Chamber Music Festival in Torrey, UT which presents chamber music concerts and a student string orchestra program in a very scenic and remote area of Leah's home state of Utah. You can learn more about TCMF here.
Colorado Symphony violist Leah Kovach grew up in Salt Lake City and has performed across four continents with ensembles such as the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Houston Symphony, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Leah was also recently appointed Assistant Principal Viola of the Central City Opera Orchestra.
She completed her studies at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and Rice University Shepherd School of Music in Houston. While in Houston, Leah was very active as a music educator, maintaining a private studio in two Houston school districts, and participating in the Da Camera Young Artist program for community outreach. She served as a string coach for the Kinkaid School Orchestra's 2012 tour of China and has taught master classes at the Conservatorio Anna Maria Valencia in Cali, Colombia.