Germany, Berlin Berlin Cello
Juliet Wolff started studying towards her Bachelor of Music Degree with Prof. Darrett Adkins at The Juilliard School in New York, supported through the Helen P Houle Scholarship, the George H Gangwere Scholarship and the M&E Cohen Scholarship. She is currently continuing her Bachelor studies at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, in the class of Prof. Claudio Bohórquez.
Juliet regularly performs as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral musician and has performed in venues such as Wigmore Hall, King's Place, The Menuhin Hall and St Martin in the Fields in the UK, the Wiener Saal of the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Alice Tully Hall in New York, and the Joseph Joachim Saal in Berlin.
Following Juliet’s debut at Wigmore Hall, acclaimed music-critic Ateş Orga wrote: “Juliet Wolff’s Debussy Sonata had spine-tingling passages, the notes arresting and vocal. Her command and overview of the piece, her musicality and accomplishment, was not in doubt.”, further reviews of Juliet's performances include: "Juliet’s mixture of technical accomplishment and emotional expression was quite simply breathtaking", “Her Dvořák and Tchaikovsky displayed a rich tone and supreme technical control”.
Highlights in 2020/2021 included winning the 1st Prize and Audience Prize at the International ESO Young Soloist Competition, having been selected to receive the “Deutschland Stipendium” at the HfM Hanns Eisler Berlin, a professional recording of the world-premiere of “Monologue for Solo Vocalizing Cellist” composed and dedicated to her by Katie Jenkins, a multi award winning Welsh composer currently studying at The Juilliard School in New York, masterclasses with Wen-Sinn Yang and Lukas Hagen, and concerts with the Mixis Quartet in and around Berlin.
Juliet has been invited to participate in masterclasses with Steven Isserlis, Prof. Frans Helmerson, Prof. Gary Hoffman, Prof. Wen-Sinn Yang, Prof. Raphael Wallfish, Prof. Colin Carr, Prof. Julian Arp and Prof. Lukas Hagen, and has participated in several music festivals such as the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, the Zermatt Festival & Academy, and the Stift International Music Festival in the Netherlands, where she performed and collaborated together with well-known musicians, such as Renaud Capuçon, Ton Koopman, Pēteris Vasks, Avi Avital, Gary Hoffman, Emma Johnson, John Lenehan, Jeremy Menuhin, Daniel Rowland and Maja Bogdanović.
Juliet received her first cello lessons at the age of five with Erik Richter at the Feuermann Conservatory of the Kronberg Academy. Only ten years old, she was accepted into Prof. Gunda Altmann’s class at the specialist music-school Sächsisches Landesgymnasium für Musik Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden, and from 2012 Juliet studied with Prof. Geneviève Tullières-Sommer at the Junior Guildhall School for Music and Drama in London. In 2015, Juliet joined the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin School and studied there with Prof. Thomas Carroll, supported by a generous scholarship from the Music and Dance Scheme.