Teaches Violin, Viola
To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable! - Ludwig van Beethoven
All, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Violin, Cello, Piano, Saxophone
M.M. in Violin Performance and Music History from the University of Florida, B.M. from the University of Florida, Master of Music, Bachelor of Music
Ocala Symphony Orchestra, The Gainesville Orchestra, The Imperial Symphony Orchestra
Performing professionally for over 10 years, Weddings, Symphony Orchestras, Chamber Ensembles, Solo
10+ years of teaching experience, All ages, All levels, Suzuki
Classical, Orchestra, Solo
In addition to her rigorous performance schedule, Marina teaches violin and viola at Music & Arts (formerly Great Southern Music) in Gainesville, FL. She also teaches at the College of Central Florida in Ocala, FL, where she prepares violin and viola students for music careers, and directs the CF String Ensemble.
Marina’s teaching philosophy reflects her work with numerous students in diverse settings. She customizes her approach to fit the goals and learning strengths of each individual student. Combining different teaching methods helps her students gain proficiency at their instruments, enables their self-learning, and builds their confidence.
Marina holds a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Music, from the University of Florida, where she studied violin with Dr. Janna Lower and Dr. Luis Fernandez.