Pianist from Belgrade, a professor at the Faculty of Music Arts Belgrade, was born in Uzbekistan. She finished her studies at the Moscow conservatory “Tchaikovsky” in the class of Professor Ljudmila Roščina, and her Master’s Degree in the class of Professor Leonid Brumberg. Her professional artistic and teaching career is connected to Serbia and former Yugoslavia. She has performed as a soloist with numerous symphonic and chamber orchestras and she has also held a number of solo concerts. Her collaboration with the well-known violinist Marina Jašvili is particularly noted. The two have performed all over Yugoslavia and Russia. She made a series of sound recordings for different radio and TV stations both in Serbia and abroad. She started her pedagogical career at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, where she became a full professor and the head of the piano department, and later on at the Faculty of Music Arts in Belgrade. Beside these faculties, she has also worked as a visiting professor at the Academies of Music in Sarajevo and Skopje. Since 2002 she is the head of the piano department at the Faculty of Music Arts in Belgrade.
As a pedagogue she has helped a number of students reach their academic status and make a name for themselves in renowned international piano competitions and public performances both in Serbia and abroad. Many of these students are affirmed pianists today, some of them working abroad (including the USA) as teachers in music academies, concert pianists and pedagogues (Kemal Gekić, Aleksandar Serdar, Biljana Gorunović, Nataša Dukan, Nataša Šarčević, Marina Milić and many others). Besides her work at the Faculty of Music Arts in Belgrade and Academy of Music in Novi Sad, she has also held a number of master courses in Serbia and abroad, and she was often invited to be a member of the juries in international pianists’ competitions in Poland, Italy, Romania, Greece, Bulgaria, former Yugoslav countries and Serbia. She is the winner of the Medal of the Republic of Poland for her accomplishments in the field of culture, Golden Plaquette of the University of Arts Belgrade and the Plaquette of the University of Novi Sad.