Strings of Russia was created in 1968.
42 professional musicians with secondary specialized and higher musical education are working in the Russian Folk Orchestra. Strings of Russia performs, with great success, for local audience and also carries out many educative activities when performing for the city's schoolchildren.
In February 2010, Strings of Russia performed in Moscow with its concert programme at the closing of "Constellation of Masters" International Contest, in the Concert Hall of Gnessins Russian Academy of Music.
Evgeny Ageev, Honored Art Worker of Russia, winner of regional Stompelev and Sobinov Prizes, conferred with the Decoration of Merit for the City of Yaroslavl, is Art Director and Chief Conductor, founder and ideological inspirer of the Orchestra.