Marina Smirnova (St. Petersburg, Russia)
Special Music Schol at the St.Peterburg State Conservatory named after Rimsky-Korsakov
MARINA SMIRNOVA studied harp in Leningrad Special Music School under Conservatory with prof. Shipulina, Sinitsina and in Conservatory with prof. Tower. Being on the 3-rd grade of Conservatory she started to teach in Special Music School and since then she raised over 30 winners of international competitions.
Her students hold major positions in such orchestras as Mariinsky Theatre, St.Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Astana Opera and many others.
She is a regular member of several international competitions. Gives various international masterclasses.