Starting with private violin lessons at age three, Natasha has developed as a successful performer of solo, chamber, and orchestral literature. Following her solo debut with the Naples Philharmonic at age 14, she has gone on to win top prizes in competitions across the state of Florida. She has studied under Patrick Neal of the Naples Philharmonic, Carol Ruzicka of the Cleveland Institute of Music, and Corinne Stillwell of The Florida State University. Natasha graduated summa cum laude with B.M. and B.M.E. degrees from The Florida State University in violin performance and instrumental education. She currently holds positions with orchestras across the Southeast, including Mobile Symphony Orchestra, Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, and Sinfonia Gulf Coast, among others.
Natasha is also an active music educator, and is state-certified to teach K-12 music with additional training in the Suzuki and Orff-Schulwerk methods. She is currently the General Manager at Music Lessons Express, where she heads the Suzuki Pre-Twinklers program and oversees program development and day-to-day operations of the studio. Natasha’s violin students have won state music competitions, attended nationally-acclaimed music festivals, and gone on to study music and music education at The Florida State University and Coventry College.