Oksana McCarthy has an active career as a chamber musician, orchestra performer, and educator.
She has performed extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia, appearing at Sydney Opera House, Berlin Concert Hall, Munich Philharmonic Hall, Hercules Hall, The Concertgebouw, and Festspielhaus. Abroad, she has performed with Chamber Ensemble tours in numerous cities in Belgium, Switzerland, France, Netherlands, Germany, Luxemburg, Austria, Poland, Gran Conaria, Australia, Norway, Canada, Spain, Italy, Russia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan. Highlights of her music collaborations include concerts with Maxim Vengerov, Zakhar Bron, Vadim Repin, Yuri Bashmet, and Viktor Tretyakov.
Locally, Oksana has performed at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Kravis Center, Miami’s Lincoln Theater, and Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts.
Since moving to North Carolina in 2010 Oksana has been actively involved and invested in the musical community in Charlotte as a cellist, teacher, coach, and musical entrepreneur. Including her time in North Carolina, Oksana has been teaching cello for over a decade abroad and in the U.S.
Oksana was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Inspired by her mother, a professional cellist, she began her studies at age six. Oksana earned her Master of Music degree from Lynn University Conservatory of Music. She also holds a Professional Performance degree from the same institution and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich, Germany. Her major teachers include David Cole, Reiner Ginzel, Atham Mansirev and Olga Plotnikova.
Her website is available at oksanamccarthycello.com