Who We Are
Co-founder and Artistic director
Michael Dvoskin a classical Russian violinist and conductor. He performed on different stages across Russia, America and Europe. Michael has been performing in Honor of Her Majesty The Queen of Spain in Madrid 2006.Michael earned a Master of Music Degree in violin performance at Moscow State Academy of Music, Russia. He was a member of the most famous orchestras such as The State Symphony Capella of Russia, the chamber Orchestra of Moscow, The radio Symphony and many others. Michael's expertise is in training young musicians in violin performance. Also, Michael has been a part of the San Diego Symphony since 2016.
Katherine Dvoskin is an active pianist and chamber artist.She received her BM degree from the Moscow State College of Music by F. Chopin and MM degree from Moscow State Academy of Music, Russia. Katherine studied with internationally respected pianist, Victor Derevianko—who was a student of famed piano pedagogue, Heinrich Neuhaus.
Katherine has received numerous honors in international piano competitions to include international piano festivals of Lithuania, and Tel-Hai (Israel), including the Frederic Chopin Piano Competition in Moscow, Russia. While in Israel, Katherine had the opportunity to study with famed pianist, Nikolai Petrov.
Active as a performer since 1992, Ms. Dvoskin has concertized throughout Russia, Siberia, Armenia, Lithuania, Israel and the United States having performed in such venues as the Small Hall of Moscow, the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, the Rachmaninov Hall of Moscow, the Music Hall of the Gnessin Russian Academy, the Music Hall Museum of Glinka, and the International Music Hall of Svetlanov in Moscow.
In addition to her performing career, she has professionally accompanied solo instrumentalists and choirs throughout Russia and the United States, having been offered an accompanying contract by the esteemed Bolshoi Ballet just prior to her relocation to the United States.
In San Diego, Katherine currently accompanies for such local institutions as Point Loma Nazarene University, the University of San Diego, the University of California at San Diego. Katherine works as a collaborative pianist with many different instruments. Also, she maintains a private studio and performs regularly with her violinist husband, Michael Dvoskin.
Cello and piano teacher
Tatiana earned a Master of Music Degree in celloperformance at St. Petersburg Conservatory named after N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov, Russia. Tatiana has 40 years experience of teaching and performing at symphony and opera orchestras.