About Anastasia Sukhopara

A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Anastasia joined the second violins of the Houston Symphony in 2017 while performing in their first violin section as a contracted substitute.

After moving to the United States at the age of 17, her musical career took a diversion into jazz and contemporary music. Realizing her passion for orchestral playing, Anastasia returned to classical training and earned full scholarships to attend the Boston Conservatory studying with Lynn Chang, Indiana University with Jaime Laredo, and Rice University with Kathleen Winkler.

Anastasia has attended numerous music festivals including the Music Academy of the West, Sarasota Music Festival, Britten Pears Young Artists Program and the New York String Orchestra Seminar at Carnegie Hall.