Born in Leningrad, she graduated from
the Special Secondary School of Music,
then from the Conservatoire where she studied
under Professor Vladimir Ovcharek. She took a
special course in Guilhall School, London under
Professor I. Nyman and worked on her Doctorate
at the Conservatoire Amsterdam under the
guidance of Professor Victor Lieberman.
She if a prize-winner of various international
competitions and festivals, and has
scholarships from different foundations in
the Netherlands and Germany.
She is also active concert and pedagogic activities in Russia and abroad,
and was the first performer of some violin concerti by Russian and foreign
composers. Now she is a professor at the St. Petersburg Conservatoire.