Cellist Olesya Gavrikova began studying music at the age of seven. When she was 14 she toured Russia and other countries as a member of the Children’s International Orchestra. More recently, she took part in the Unisa International String Competition (UAR) and the 7th International Tchaikovsky Competition.
A graduate of the Moscow State Conservatory and its affiliated Music High School, she was a student of A. Zagorinsky and M. Tchaikovsky.
Ms. Gavrikova joined the Russian National Orchestra in 2003 and is a founding member of Four Strings.