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Daria Janssen

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Department of Instrumental Studies
Division of Music
School of Fine Arts and Communication



  • DMA, String Performance, Boston University
  • MMus, String Performance, Boston University


Ukrainian born, American cellist Daria (Yevgenievna Titova) Janssen first appeared as a soloist with the Kharkov Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of nine.  A winner of international music competitions, she holds degrees from Longy School of Music, Emerson College and a doctorate from Boston University.  Besides serving the Lord as a teacher and performer, Daria is on the faculty at the Bob Jones University as well as a cellist at the Greenville Symphony Orchestra.  She lives in Greenville, SC with her husband, composer David C. Janssen, and two daughters.