Irina Minakova - Russian composer, pianist, flutist and teacher. Born in Voronezh (Russia). Studied at Rostropovich's Music College (piano and flute) and Gnesin’s Russian Academy of Music as a composer (Moscow). Laureate of national and international competitions and festivals.Holder of grants funds of the President RF and the "Russian Performing Arts." The owner of the certificates "The art of presentation of electronic instruments Yamaha" .
Was a demonstrator electronic musical instrument company Yamaha (Russia, Moscow).
Participant in workshops and master classes in composition and electroacoustic music V.Erbahera (Germany), China Row (England), Peter Baartmansa (Holland), M.Nakagavy (Japan) and many others. Now Irina Minakova studying in postgraduate on the composition faculty of the Moscow State Conservatory (Russia).
Lives and works in St. Petersburg.