Ira Erokhina, Domra

Ira#1-smIra is a highly skilled performer on the 3-string domra, a mandolin-like Russian instrument. She received her education at the Russian State Academy of Music in Moscow. After completing post graduate studies she was appointed senior lecturer at that institute. Ira was a soloist with the world renowned Osipov Folk Orchestra in Moscow for many years, is an award winning performer at competitions, and has been recorded for television and radio both in Russia and abroad. After living and performing in South Africa for a number of years, Ira emigrated to Canada where she is currently a well sought after performer and teacher of mandolin, domra, guitar and piano. Ira has been a member of the Toronto Mandolin Orchestra, and its resident soloist, since 2002. With the TMO she has performed such pieces as Hora Martisor by Diniku, Introduction and Waltz from the film Dr. Zhivago, Hungarian Rhapsody by F. Liszt and more.