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Mariya Borozina

Violin I

Mariya Borozina

Biography

Mariya Borozina has been a member of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra since 2004, and a member of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra since 2007. Born in Moscow, Mariya studied at the Gnessins Moscow Special School of Music and the Moscow Conservatory. She went on to earn a postgraduate degree at the Manhattan School of Music, studying with Glenn Dicterow, Lisa Kim, Yoko Takebe, and Albert Markov.

Mariya has played in the Verbier Festival Orchestra, where she served as concertmaster, the Lucerne Festival Academy, Institute Attergau, and other international festivals. An avid chamber musician, she has appeared as part of several local groups including the Eos Ensemble and the Farallon Quintet. She performs at various chamber music series including MOTH, the San Francisco Noontime Concert series, and is the concertmaster and a soloist for the Russian Chamber Orchestra. She appears with other groups including San Francisco Academy Orchestra, the Midsummer Music Festival, and regularly plays as a substitute member of the San Francisco Symphony.

As an educator, Mariya coaches chamber groups and orchestras and performs on outreach programs. She teaches privately and is frequently invited to judge local competitions. She has been on the faculty of the Golden State Youth Orchestra since 2015 and is the conductor for the Galbraith Honor Strings. Mariya resides in Millbrae with her husband and their daughter.