Born: February 25, 1975 Primary Instrument: Vocalist
Born in 1975, a native Ukrainian, Irina is currently residing in Miami, FL. Her formal violin and piano training began at the age of 6. At that very early age, Irina struck her audience with an extraordinary talent for singing. After receiving a diploma at the Music school at the age of 14, Irina continued to polish her many skills by playing violin and piano, studying vocal performance, and music history at Sakhalin's Music College in Russia. In four years, Irina was granted with qualifications that allowed her to play violin in any symphonic orchestras in the country. But her passion for singing took over her other talents.
Irina established her reputation among musicians and audiences as a remarkably vital vocalist. Very soon, she was regarded and respected as an accomplished jazz and contemporary singer and has performed in the most prestigious concert hall throughout Russia. As she continued sharing her gentle melodies and dynamic energy, Irina had established her own style, which was a perfect blend of artistic vision, hard work and determination.
In 1997, Irina's family circumstances brought her in the United States. In order to improve her English skills, she entered an A.A. degree program at Broward Community College. She continued her education at Florida Atlantic University , and, in 2002, Irina had received a B.A. degree in Psychology major. In the meantime, she never stopped performing as a violinist and vocalist on various stages in South Florida. Soon enough, she established her reputation as a sensual and confident Jazz singer, whose incomparable heartfelt voice touches your heart and targets your soul. Wherever she performs, Irina takes her audience by storm and stands out as a Jazz and Blues dynamo.
Sultry, soulful, sensuous, hypnotic, rare -- there is no shortage of adjectives to describe Irina, whose extraordinary singing voice is uniquely modern, original and inviting. Performing in nightclubs, concerts, on television and radio soundstages, Irina has made a name for herself with appearances in more than 20 countries around the world. An internationally acclaimed multitalented performer, she demonstrates a musical individuality that is both mesmerizing and heart wrenching.