Mariana Vozovik, born in 1976, comes from Moscow. She began her musical training at the age of five with the violin and later switched to the viola. She studied in Germany, graduating with distinction. Among her most important teaches are Prof. Kim Kashkashian (Berlin) and Prof. Jürgen Kussmaul (Düsseldorf). Participation in international festivals and master classes paved her way to solo performances, concert tours, chamber music concerts with renowned musicians, radio and television productions, and her own artistic projects.
In 2003, she was the initiator and head of and an artistic participant in the festival of Eastern European cultures, “Kunst ohne Grenzen” (art without boundaries) in Berlin – a contribution to the “Year of German-Russian Cultural Encounters” proclaimed by German Federal President Johannes Rau and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
After attending the Orchestra Academy of the Staatskapelle Unter den Linden in Berlin under Head Conductor Daniel Barenboim in 2003, she played in numerous renowned orchestras, like the Berlin Philharmonic, the World Orchestra for Peace with Valerij Gergiev, the two radio orchestras in Berlin, and as First Solo Violist with the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig and the Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna. She worked with famous conductors like Sir S. Rattle, B. Haitink, M. Gielen, S. Bychkov, F. Luisi, P. Boulez, K.