Karine

Karine

Karine was born and raised in Moscow. She started playing violin at the age of six, and was accepted at Gnessin’s Moscow Special Music School, where she studied with Irina Svetlova and Helen Mazor. In 1985 she was accepted at Gnessin’s Academy of Music, where she studied with Khalida Akhtyamova. During her college years her quartet won first prize in a Russian national competition of student string quartets; she earned a DMA from the Gnesins’ Russian Academy of Music in Moscow, Russia. In the US Karine studied violin with Efim Boico and Peter Miliawsky. Since 1999, Karine has been an artist-in-residence at CSU-Pueblo, formerly the University of Southern Colorado.While playing with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, she became Associate Principal Second Violin in 2004.

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