Conductor of the Galbriath Honor Strings
Mariya Borozina graduated from The Gnessins School of Music in Moscow, Russia. She went on to complete a violin performance degree in Moscow Conservatory where she studied with Marina Yashvili. After moving to the US, she earned a postgraduate degree at Manhattan School of Music studying with Glenn Dicterow, Lisa Kim, Yoko Takebe, and Albert Markov. Ms. Borozina plays first violin at the San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Ballet orchestras. She took part in several international festivals, including Verbier Festival, Lucerne Festival, Key West, Spoleto USA. She toured with Verbier Festival Orchestra, where she performed as a concertmaster and Verbier Chamber Festival Chamber Orchestra. She worked with such conductors as James Levine, etc.
An avid chamber music player, she has appeared as part of several local groups. She is a regular performer at the San Francisco Noontime Concert series and is a concertmaster and soloist for the Russian Chamber Orchestra. As an educator, she often coaches chamber groups and orchestras, performs at outreach programs, and teaches privately. She is frequently invited to judge local music competitions. She has previously collaborated with Dr. Camilla Kolchinsky and GSYO in various capacities.