studies at Ouspenskiy's Music School for Gifted Children
in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where she
took classes in violin, solfeggio, music theory, harmony and piano and studied with Associate Professor Nathan Mendelssohn.
received a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from the Khamza State Music College
, where she
studied with Professor V. Youdenitch (a well known teacher and performer and whose students have won many prestigious international music competitions).
attended Master Classes with Oleg Krysa and Igor Bezrodny (renowned concert violinists).
also studied for three years in the Master's of Music Program at Tashkent University
Performing and Teaching Experience
was the Associate Concertmaster at Russia's Tashkent Theater of Music
and Comedy in Uzbekistan for 10 years.
She has been a distinguished performer in various chamber orchestras in Israel and the US.
has taught the violin for more than 20 years, both privately and in the classroom, to students in Russia, Israel, and the US.
Margarita joined the CSMA Music Faculty in February 2005.
teaches private lessons and workshops in violin playing.
can also prepare students for exams and auditions.
has prepared students for conservatory and university music programs, and has extensive experience in enhancing students' violin playing at all stages of development.