Margarita Timoshin, Flute

Margarita Timoshin was born in Estonia, 1989. At the age of nine she started to play the flute. She studied at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, Tel-Aviv University in the class of Eyal Ein-Habar.
Her competition awards include first prizes at the Maestro competition, the Lions foundation National Flute Competition, the Buchmann-Mehta Winds Department Competition, the Paul Ben-Haim Israeli Music Competition, the Noshfim Kfar-Saba Woodwinds competition and the Buchmann-Mehta Contemporary Music Competition. She was a Semi-Finalist at Lions International Foundation Competition (UK), at the Krakow 5th International Flute Competition (Poland) and a Finalist at Jeunesses Musicales Competition (Romania). Margarita Timoshin is also winner of the François Schapira Prize and Audience Favorite prize (Aviv Competitions 2012).
She performed as a soloist with the Israeli Stage Orchestra, The Israeli Chamber Orchestra, Symphonette Ra’anana Orchestra, The Israeli Kibutzit Orchestra and the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra.
She is a recipient of America Israel Cultural Foundation scholarships in Flute Performance and Chamber Music group since 2003.
Since 2011 she substitutes at “Meitar” Contemporary music ensemble.
She recorded several times with the Israeli National Radio including a Contemporary piece dedicated especially for her by the Israeli composer Hana Ajiashvili (›AirAria‹ 2012 for Flute Solo).

Updated: 2013-11-25