Tsymbalova was born in Russia into an artistic family;
her father is a professional violin player and her mother a
dancer and singer (website: www.melody-romen.ru).
Ruzana grew up on the stage with her family, from the age of
two she featured in her parents performances as a dancer.
the age of six she learnt to play the violin. She finished her
classical training in Russia in 1994 cum laude. She performed
with symphony and gipsy orchestras and worked for "Mosconcert",
one of Russia's biggest concert organisations, touring in Russia
and abroad; Finland (1996) and Norway (2001).
2003 she travelled to Holland to learn and exchange, specialising
in tango music. She finished her bachelor studies at the conservatory
in Rotterdam in 2007 with a 9,5 . Since 2003 Ruzana has toured
through Europe as a member of one of Europe's best tango orchestras
- OTRA. She has
performed at the Buenos Aires Tango Festival. She was asked
to participate in numerous television performances in Holland.
She also had the honour to meet and perform for her majesty
the queen of the Netherlands for the opening of the WMDC.
Ruzana is finishing her masters degree in arranging and composition
Arrastre”. At the moment she is playing with "Quinteto
Zárate", with whom she toured in Belgium for
the show "Motivo
de Tango". She believes that sharing music brings people
together; she feels it is her calling to use the international
language of music to connect people all over the world.