Arina Dobronravova –artist, cello teacher.

She graduated from The Samara State Pedagogical University.

Arina is a classically trained cellist of Russian origin, currently residing in New Delhi. She became an awardee of many international competitions in countries like Russia, Germany, Austria ect, since her childhood.

She has been a member of different ensembles and orchestras from a very young age. As a member of cello quartet “Cello plus” Arina had loads of concerts in Russia and European countries (Germany, Austria, Finland, Slovakia, Poland etc.). She also took part in different festivals and concerts. She was also taking part for few years in the traditional Summer Volga musical academy in Togliatti, where best teachers from the world were giving classes to students musicians. She took part in the “World Cello Congress” in Saint Petersburg (director Maestro Mstislav Rostropovich).

She was a member of the ensemble  “Musica Variata” during her student years and participated in more than 300 concerts of baroque, classical and modern music in European countries and Russia. Later on she was also member of ensembles “Fan C” and “Flaming sea” where were performing as a musician and a composer. She performed in international Jazz and Ethnic festivals (“Strings of the world” (, “Usadba jazz” (, “MuzEnergo”, “Drums of the World” (, “Pustie holmi” (, “Metafest” (, “Archstojanie” (, “Volga Fest” (,  international traditional festival of street art and theatre (“Plasticine art” (, forums “iVolga”(

She is member of ESTA (“European String Teachers Association”) in Russia. Being a member of the “Silver Strings Band” (a popular project in India) she is performing on the biggest stages of India. She played at some major events in many Indian cities, including the “Vibrant Gujarat summit”, where the leaders from around 20 other countries were present, the “Formula 1” launch event, the “Lakme Fashion week” and other high profile public shows.

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