School of Music > Community Music > Faculty & Staff > Faculty A-Z > Yulia Block
Currently Ms. Block is a percussion faculty at the The People's Music School, Oak Park and River Forest High School, Palatine High School, and a percussionist with the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra, as well as other orchestras in the Chicagoland area. As an active freelance musician, Ms. Block has performed in Carnegie Hall and Avery Fisher Halls in New York City, Chicago Symphony Center. She has also toured Europe with a renown composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki.
As a recording musician, she has been working with the Moscow Radio Symphony and recorded an album with an opera singer Maria Maksakova, “Favorite Arias." Ms. Block is affiliated with the Chicago Federation of Musicians (CFM)