Marianna is honored and excited by the opportunity to perform with THE WISCONSIN Chamber Orchestra.

Marianna Malinkine lives in Shorewood, Wisconsin, where she attends public school. She began piano lessons at age four with Zoya Makhlina before joining her current teacher, Margarita Kontorovsky's piano studio in 2019.

Marianna also studies voice and acting with Victoria Brasser-Vos. She has enjoyed performing leading roles at First Stage Children’s Theater, as well as school productions. As a student at the Milwaukee Ballet Academy Marianna has participated in Academy performances, and alongside the professional company in numerous productions.

In addition to this year's Young Artist Concerto Competition, Marianna was a 2020 winner of Lake Country Music Club Baroque Festival. She also received the highest scores at the Wisconsin Badger Competition and has been invited to perform in next season’s Milwaukee Music Teachers’ Association's Youth Concert Series. In 2019 Marianna participated in The Madison Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition.

Other achievements include high placement in Spelling Bee tournaments and Battle of the Books team competitions. She enjoys drawing, math, reading, and being a member of Shorewood school's choir.

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"Marianna’s natural musicality achieves beautiful results.

In our two years working together, she learned & successfully performed the repertoire of various piano styles."

- Margarita Kontorovsky, Marianna's Piano Teacher

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Concerts on the Square

Bringing Us Together

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Breese Stevens Field
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