Dimitar Petkov, a Bulgarian violist has performed in recitals and chamber music appearances in Bulgaria, Greece, Germany, Italy, Turkey, and the United States. He received a BM and an MM from State Music Academy (Bulgaria) Mr. Petkov has served as Principal Viola of the Southwest Florida Philharmonic, the Spoleto Festival Orchestra in Spoleto, Italy, Newton Symphony Orchestra, Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra, and Kalistos Chamber Orchestra. Dimitar was a First Prize winner in Svetoslav Obretenov - Bulgarian National Music Competition, a Second Prize winner in Mozart - Chamber Music Competition (Bulgaria) and a winner of Longy School of Music Concerto Competition. In 2002, he graduated from Longy School of Music with an Artist Diploma. Currently, Mr.Petkov performs with Boston Modern Orchestra Project and serves as Principal Viola of Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra. Dimitar is teaching Violin and Viola at Phillips Exeter Academy and maintains private studios in Westford and Arlington. He is teaching Violin, Viola and Chamber Music at New England Conservatory PREP and CE. Dimitar Petkov serves as the Strings Coordinator for Claflin Hill Youth Symphony Orchestra and is the Music Director of Claflin Hill Repertory Ensemble. He lives with his wife Krasi and their two children Emma and Martin.