Born in Moscow, USSR, composer, sound artist, and pianist Inga Chinilina currently resides in Providence, Rhode Island. Her works have been performed by the Lydian String Quartet, Loadbang Ensemble, Splice Ensemble, Russia State Academic Russian Folk Ensemble, Moscow Contemporary Music (MCME) Ensemble, String Noise Violin Duo, Sound Icon Ensemble, and Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra. Recent projects include a Helder recorder trio for the Zeitströme Festival of New Music at Akademie für Tonkunst in Darmstadt and an interactive sound installation at Bernstein Festival of the Arts. Inga is currently pursuing a PhD in Music Composition and Multimedia at Brown University. Additionally, she holds a BM in Composition and Performance from Berklee College of Music and an MFA in Theory and Composition from Brandeis University. Among her interests are Gregorian chant and church organ improvisation.