Belkin was born in Russia and began to study piano at
the age of 5. As a gifted child she gave her debut performance with the
Symphonic Orchestra at the age of 10. Since then she has appeared as a
soloist with the National Symphonic Orchestra on numerous philharmonic
stages, arranged CDs, led workshops, and attended several conferences,
the UNESCO summit for "Woman Rights to Education", held in the United
Marina received her BA
and MA at the Baku State Conservatory and a Master of Musical Creative
Education from Bar-Ilan University in Tel Aviv. Additionally, Marina
was awarded a Certificate for Advanced Training from the Center for
Music in the Princeton University.
has shared her love of music over 30 rich years as a
piano teacher with much success in Russia, Israel and the United
States. She has taught at the Israeli Conservatory in Tel-Aviv where
she founded and directed a busy music studio. Since moving
United States, Marina has served on the faculties of several
schools in the position of musical director and coordinator
and has composed music for educational CDs.
Belkin’s students have participated
in examinations of the Royal School of Music in London and have won
several international competitions. She is the winner of numerous
teaching awards and honors including the 2008 Plaque Award of the
Associated Board of the Royal School of Music in London (for teaching
at the highest distincction
mark), the International Young Musicians Festivals "Passion of Music
2010" and "Passion
of Excellence and
Concert Festival's Certificate of Excellence.
takes pride in shaping students who have grown up to become
musicians or simply people who fill their
lives with the joys of music.