Yulia Berry is American flutist and teacher of Russian origin with D.M.A. degree (Doctor of Music Arts), and over 25 years of continuous performing and teaching experience, both in the US, Europe and Russia.
Yulia Berry is Founder and Artistic Director of , where traditions meet exploration. NEFI nurtures musical development, performance skills and inspires artistic excellence in all our students - from beginners to emerging professionals - by offering well-rounded music education, access to learning resources and opportunities to work closely with some of today’s leading Flute Artists.
Her students actively participate in local festivals, play in various community orchestras of the Greater Boston and won placements in the New England Conservatory's Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble and Baroque Ensemble, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra (BYSO), Junior and Senior Districts, All-State Festival, and the Longy School's Ensembles and Orchestras.
Yulia Berry is Co-Founder and Sponsor of the Annual Open Flute Competitionheld in Saint-Petersburg, Russia since 2012 and also supported by the Foundation of Maestro Yuri Temirkanov
She was interviewed by a popular Internet magazine and later became Editor of - the Internet community, created for artists and musicians. On this platform she interviewed and promoted some of the best and brightest musicians of today.
Yulia Berry has earned the Doctor of Music Arts (D.M.A.) degree focused in Flute Performance, Pedagogy and Music Education from the Saint Petersburg State Conservatory named after N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov (Russia) and the Master of Music (M.M.) degree with Majors in Flute Performance, Music Education and Band Conducting with Honors (Cum Laude) from The Saint-Petersburg State School of Music named after M.P. Mussorgsky in Russia.
She has regularly performed as Soloist and with chamber groups in many venues and festivals. She also performed, toured and appeared live on TV with the popular Russian ethno-rock group “Vermicelli Orchestra”. Her recent performances include Trio Russe concert in Boston.
Romanian-Canadian composer Marius Herea, Italian flutist and composer Onorio Zaralli and American composer Eugene Magalif dedicated their pieces to Yulia Berry.
A winner of many National and International competitions, Onorio Zaralli has given solo concerts in France, Italy, Russia, South Korea, Australia and USA. His performances were broadcasted on radio and TV all over the world. He played with the Bucharest Radiotelevision Symphony Orchestra, the Sanremo Symphony Orchestra and the Accademia Nazionale Di S.Cecilia Symphony Orchestra.Onorio Zaralli is the author of many books, including MOZART, Concerti per flauto - Ypothekai, IN CONCERTO, Il controllo dell’ emotività nelle pubbliche esecuzioni - Concerto Italiano, SUONARE CON L’ ANIMA, Autocontrollo e sviluppo integrale, MULTIMEDIALITA' PER TUTTI - Argo, MUSICA IN JEANS - Bulgarini, and LEZIONI DIGITALI - Academia Universa Press.
Onorio Zaralli was the Artistic Director of the Concerto Italiano Music Festival, Italy (1986 - 1991) and the Italian Music Festival in Saint-Petersburg, Russia (1994), and the President of the International Music Festival and Competition, Italy (1997)
Onorio Zaralli gave master classes in Italy, Russia and USA. He has taught on faculty with the Conservatorio di Musica “S. Cecilia”, Roma and currently is the President and teacher at The Accademia Flautistica Veneta, Padova.
Onorio Zaralli and Yulia Berry are Founders of the Web Flute Academy.