Theodora Pavlovitch is a Professor of Choral Conducting at the Bulgarian National Academy of Music and at Sofia University. She conducts the Vassil Arnaoudov Sofia Chamber Choir (winner of twenty-two first-place and special awards at international competitions) and is a permanent conductor of the Classic FM Radio Choir. She was awarded a ‘Golden Lyre’, the highest national prize for music in Bulgaria, and she conducted the winter session 2007/2008 of the World Youth Choir. She is a regular member of the jury at a number of international choral competitions and a lecturer at various music events in Europe, the USA, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Israel. In 2005 she led a master class in conducting at the seventh World Symposium on Choral Music in Kyoto, Japan. She has been Vice President of the International Federation for Choral Music since 2008 and was elected as a Chair of the WYC Artistic Committee in 2011.