Stela Karnolska

Field(s) of study : Violin

Born : Bulgaria

Degrees : Master in Musicology, State Academy of Music Pancho Vladigerov – Sofia

Biography : Ms Stela Karnolska graduated with Master of Music Degree in Musicology, and Bachelor in Music Pedagogy from the National Academy of Music in her native country, Bulgaria. Ms Stela has been teaching children as well as adults for over 26 years, including 4.5 years in Singapore. She teaches violin, aural skills and music theory. From 2004 to 2012 she was the only teacher in Bulgaria preparing violin students for the ABRSM exams, with all her students passing with Distinction.

As a member of different chamber and symphonic orchestras, Ms Stela has performed in Italy, Spain, France, Brazil, Greece, Bulgaria and various other countries. Given her deep understanding of children’s behaviour and needs, Ms Stela’s strict teaching approach is a highly professional one with her developing excellent instrumental skills in her wards and instilling solid fundamental knowledge of music to them.

Faculty : Faculty since 2015