Valentina Takova

​Cellist Valentina Takova was born and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria, where she began cello studies at the age of 6. She has appeared as a soloist and with orchestras throughout her native Bulgaria as well as the United States. Some highlights include: Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall, and Boston Symphony Hall.

Since graduating from Yale school of music, Valentina has collaborated with many fine musicians including, Sylvia Rosenburg, St. Louis Symphony Concertmaster, David Halen, and James Dunham.