Violinist Natasha Makhijani is a member of the Oakland Symphony, the Santa Rosa Symphony, the Magik*Magik Orchestra, is a founding member of the Chamber Music Society of San Francisco, and can also be seen performing with the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra. Equally dedicated to teaching as she is to performing, Natasha and is on the faculty of the Crowden Music Center, and the Nueva School has held teaching positions at the Eastman School of Music, and the San Domenico School Music Conservatory.
Natasha holds a Bachelor of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and a Master of Music from the Eastman School of Music. Her principle teachers include Bettina Mussumeli, Zvi Zeitlin, and Charles Castleman. Natasha has appeared as concertmaster and assistant concertmaster of numerous orchestras, including those of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, the Eastman School of Music, and the Eastern and Las Vegas Music Festivals. She appeared as assistant concertmaster and soloist with the National Repertory Orchestra and while at Eastman she was invited to be a member of the Graduate Chamber Music Society.