Polish-born Grazyna Zeranska-Gebert graduated in the violin from the Moscow Conservatory under Zorja Chikmuzajeva. She started her teaching career in Poland at the Academy of Music in Poznan and again in Warsaw, until she moved to Finland in 1980. In Finland she first taught at the Jokilaakso Music Institute and after that at the Turku and Helsinki Conservatories, the Espoo Music Institute and the Sibelius Academy. In 2008 Zeranska-Gebert spent six months in the United States having won a Fulbright scholarship. She studied music education and violin teaching methods at Indiana University, the Juilliard in New York, and in Los Angeles and Boston. In the summer of 2010 she was invited by Midori Goto to take part in the International Community Engagement Program in Japan. The project consisted of guest concerts and courses in schools, hospitals and orphanages around Japan.