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Natalia Corolscaia

Natalia Corolscaia started to play the violin at the age of 7, having her first lessons at the prestigious Musical Lyceum “Sergei Rachmaninov” in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. During that time she took part in numerous concerts and music festivals as a soloist, quartet and orchestra member. After successfully graduating, Natalia obtained a full scholarship at the Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts, “Gavriil Musicescu”, in Chisinau, in the class of Angela Molodojan, Maestro in Arts of the Republic of Moldova. She graduated with a Licentiate Diploma in Higher Education Music. In that period Natalia started working in the National Opera and Ballet Theatre, as a violinist in the orchestra, and performed in various theatres in Europe: Germany, Spain, France, Belgium and Switzerland.

In 2016, Natalia was offered a full scholarship at the University of Chichester Conservatoire starting her Master’s Degree in Advanced Music Performance, under the tutorship of Oxana Dodon. In a short period, she took part in a masterclass with Zoltan Tacacz (principal first violin at the Radio Symphony Orchestra of Helsinki), James Dickenson (Leader of the Villiers Quartet), and Emilian Dascal (solo viola at Sinfonierorchester St. Gallen). Natalia has recorded at the famous Abbey Road Studios and also had numerous performances with the University of Chichester Conservatoire, where she is currently a guest lecturer and providing tuition, sectionals and workshops to young talented students.