Her students have won major medals in competitions sponsored by these organizations, including 16 out of 16 of her participating students winning Gold Medals at the Dorothy Sutton Performance Festival at West Chester University and a finalist at the international Young Classical Virtuosos of Tomorrow competition! One of her students even won the Grand-Prix award in the Concert Festival Concerto
competition in New York and performed as a soloist with the Long Island Chamber Orchestra - at age 6! (click on the link to see the program). In March 2019 a Duet of V. Gavrilin's Tarantella earned a Gold Medal in the Golden Key International Piano Competition and performance at Carnegie Hall, NY. Two individual performances also earned Bronze Medals and performance. In addition to competitions, Ms. Genova also offers an excellent preparation course for students auditioning in piano pedagogy/performance at music colleges and universities.
As an internationally known piano teacher at Philadelphia's premiere music conservatory remarked regarding one of Margarita's students, "This child is prepared so well, that I have nothing to correct. Who is the teacher?”
Now a proud American Citizen herself, Margarita is particularly sensitive to the goals and needs of international students and new arrivals to the USA -- in fact, she also serves as an English tutor for new arrivals from Eastern Europe.
Margarita teaches in her studio in Voorhees, NJ and convenient to Marlton, Cherry Hill, Maple Shade, Medford, Haddonfield, Moorestown, Mount Laurel, Shamong, Tabernacle, Gibbsboro, Berlin, Atco