LOCAL SANTA CRUZ -- Jassen Todorov’s artistry onstage and in the air spotlights the best of Northern California’s classical music and diverse natural beauty.
Based in the Bay Area, Todorov is recognized worldwide for his award-winning music and photography. His photos are as bold, harmonious and stirring as his violin music, revealing his dedication to consistent work, creative refinement and adrenaline-charged adventure.
His musical education began in his native Bulgaria (where he is now considered one of the country’s most prized musicians), and brought him to the Idyllwild Arts Academy in California. Todorov’s background is decorated with full scholarships at top music conservatories, numerous awards from national and international competitions, and an extensive repertoire. The prominent musician is currently a professor of violin at San Francisco State University, and actively teaches and performs throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Australia.