Aphrodite Mitsopoulou was born in Greece and started her musical studies in the National Conservatory of Athens. In 2007, she received her Soloist’s Diploma from the Conservatory of Art and Technology obtaining the First Unanimously Excellent Award and the Highest Honors for Outstanding Performance. Ms. Mitsopoulou earned her Master’s Degree in 2009 on a partial scholarship from the Boston Conservatory. Some of her notable teachers include Valery Sagaidachny, Janice Weber, Anna Ouspenskaya and Thomas Mastroianni.
Ms. Mitsopoulou received the first Prize in 2004 at the “Golden Muse” Competition for her interpretation in Greek and Contemporary Music. Further, for her academic success, the Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor’s Society offered Ms. Mitsopoulou a lifelong honorary membership for her artistic and academic profile. Having received an O1 Visa awarded to artistsfor extraordinary ability, Ms. Mitsopoulou currently resides in the USA since 2010.
Highly trained as an educator, Ms. Mitsopoulou has worked as a faculty–selected tutor while at the Boston Conservatory and currently maintains an active teaching and performing schedule (http:// www.pianowitz.com). Ms. Mitsopoulou is responsible for the Pre-K curriculum and musical program in St. Katherine’s Greek Orthodox Church Bilingual School in Falls Church, Virginia. Her students compete successfully in national and international competitions such as the AAMS International Competition, The Lion’s Scholarship of Virginia Music Scholarship Foundation, The Golden Key International Competition, the NVMTA Judges Recitals, and the Baroque Competition.
Ms. Mitsopoulou has performed as an accompanist and solo performer in various events. She performed at the National Gallery of Art in Washington in 2016 for the event entitled "From Romantics to Greek Composers of the 20th Century, which was co-sponsored by the Greek Embassy. She holds a special permission from the Hellenic Center in Greece to perform rare Greek compositions and recitals on its grounds. Ms. Mitsopoulou’s other performances include recitals in the Church of the Holy City with the participation of the D.C Chamber music orchestra members, the Loudoun Choral Society, the Woman’s Club of Arlington, the Kreeger Museum, the Bahai’ Center of Sterling, and the Steinert Hall in Boston.
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