AIMS String Academy

Natalia Grines

Natalia Grines


Chamber music

Natalia Grines plays a lot in different chamber ensembles. Her chamber partners are violinists  Sergei Ostrovsky, Alena Baeva, Daniel Lozacovitj, Vladimir Ivanov, Ilya Gaisin, Elena Korzhenevich; violist Daniil Grishin; violoncellists Evgeny Rumyantsev, Anastasya Kobeikina; clarinetists Igor Fedorov and Valentin Urupin; pianists Alexei Lubimov, Igor Zhukov, Evgeny Brakhman and others.

She performed on tours in different cities of Russia, including concerts at Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory and Bolshoi Theatre, and abroad (Italy, Spain, Austria, Bosnia).

In 2007 Natalia was awarded a diploma of the best accompanist of the XIII Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow (violin section).

Natalia graduated from Nizhny Novgorod State Glinka conservatory as solo pianist (2004, in class of prof. Bella Alterman) and post-graduate courses as chamber musician (2006, in class of prof. Natalia Matveeva).

In 1994 she was awarded the diploma of the International junior piano competition in Gelendzhik (Russia).

In 1995 she became a laureate of the first prize of the Villuan national piano competition in Nizhny Novgorod.

Performing in piano duo with her sister Olga Grines, she got special awards named after Tatiana Gaidamovich at the Taneev chamber music competition in Moscow (2008). The duo Grines took part in many major festivals in Russia, including Moscow and Saint Petersburg conservatoires.

At present she is a professor in the Nizhny Novgorod State Glinka conservatory.