Violinist Natasha Makhijani has appeared as concertmaster and assistant concertmaster of numerous orchestras, including the Oakland Symphony, the San Jose Chamber Orchestra, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, the Eastman School of Music, and the Eastern and Las Vegas Music Festivals.  Natasha has given solo performances with the Oakland Symphony, San Jose Chamber Orchestra, One Found Sound, and the National Repertory Orchestra.

Natasha is in demand throughout the Bay Area as a performer and a teacher.  She is a founding member of the Chamber Music Society of San Francisco, the Associate Concertmaster of the Oakland Symphony, a member of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, and the Magik*Magik Orchestra, and performs with the San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Ballet orchestras.

Equally dedicated to teaching as she is to performing, Natasha has held teaching positions at the Eastman School of Music, the San Domenico School Conservatory, and The Crowden Music Center, is on the faculty of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s Pre-College Division and Young Chamber Musicians, is a member of the chamber music and conducting staff of the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, and maintains a private teaching studio.

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 principal teachers include Bettina Mussumeli, Zvi Zeitlin, and Charles Castleman.