Bulgarian violist, Elitsa Bogdanova commenced her viola studies in 2002 at the National Music School “L. Pipkov” in Sofia. After moving to London in 2007, she completed her BMus (Hons) and MMus degrees at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, studying with Alexander Zemtsov and Rachel Roberts. During her time at Guildhall, Elitsa developed a keen interest in historical performance, working closely with Jane Rogers and Pavlo Beznosiuk. Elitsa is quickly establishing herself as an active freelance musician, having performed on period instruments with ensembles such as the London Handel Orchestra, Hanover Band, La Nuova Musica, Ensemble DeNote, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.