Ekaterina attended Central Music School for musically gifted children at the Moscow State Conservatory. Ms. Dobrotvorskaia graduated from the Central Music School in viola. She received a M.M. from the Moscow Conservatory She has received numerous scholarships and awards and was selected by the Moscow State Conservatory to attend master classes in Russia and Europe. A member of the Tempera String Quartet, this quartet represented Russia for a competition in Melbourne, Australia. Ms. Dobrotvorskaia served as Principal Violist of the Amadeus Chamber Orchestra in Moscow. Other performing credits include the Moscovia Chamber Orchestra and the Russian Philharmonia Symphony Orchestra. She was Principal Violist of the Pueblo Symphony for 10 years. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at Colorado State University–Pueblo. She has been a member of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic since 2008.