A former piano student of Irena Orlov, Ralitza Patcheva is now assistant chair of the Levine School's chamber music program. As a 15-year-old emigrant from Bulgaria, she credits the Levine School and her piano lessons with Irena as the catalyst for her decision to choose a life in music.
The WETA Guide spotlights the special places and happenings in the Greater Washington area. For both the newcomer and the long-time resident, this television series is a great introduction to the region's many highlights.Learn more →
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.See timeline →