Acclaimed artist whose works were commissioned and performed by numerous musicians, orchestras, and ballet companies. Her Carnegie Hall debut was in May 2002 where she performed alongside Gidon Kremer and the Kremerata Baltica.
She was graduated from The Juilliard School with degrees in piano and composition and also graduated from the Hochschule für Musik Hannover's piano soloist program.
She had a prolific writing career, publishing six volumes of poetry and prose in her native tongue.
Her birthplace was in Chelyabinsk, located in Urals, which bordered Siberia. Her family recognized her musical talents early on.
She was commissioned by The Royal Danish Ballet to compose a piece celebrating Hans Christian Andersen's bicentenary.