At age of 17, Mrs Makarova was admitted to the prestigous Moscow Central Special Music School for Gifted Children and subsequently into Moscow Gnessins Academy of Music. She had concert performances in the best concert halls of Moscow - The Great, The Small and The Rachmaninov Halls of Moscow State Conservatoire and Concert Hall of the Bolshoy Theatre.
Between 1995 and 2002, Mrs Makarova worked at Moscow Central Special Music School for Gifted Children and Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatoire along side of Professor Irina Bochkova. Mrs Makarova brings to MCSM 23 years of experience teaching students from 4 years old to adult.
Many of her students have subsequently been accepted by prestigous music institutes such as Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatoire and Moscow Gnessins Academy of Music etc. And many of her students have are winners and/or participants of international competitions and festivals in Russia, Italy, the USA and Greece.