Former Student and Assistant of Mstislav Rostropovich
A First Prize winner of the International Pablo Casals Competition in Budapest (1968), Maria Tchaikovskaya was a Mstislav Rostropovich student. She is an active performer, and as a teacher, she served as the assistant to the late Rostropovich.
Professor Moscow State Conservatory
Currently, she holds the position of professor at the Moscow State Conservatory. She frequently gives Masterclasses worldwide.
Maria Tchaikovskaya's Masterclasses can be found in the Naxos Video Library