Multi-faceted harpist Irina Zingg - teacher, performer, publisher, producer - holds degree with honors of Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, studied with Professors Milda Agazarian and Olga Erdely. She is appointed, since 2015, to teach the harp at the Civica Scuola di Musica Claudio Abbado. Her performing career began in Moscow in the earlier 1990 as principal harpist with the International Harp Duo Ailos Harp. Today I. Zingg engages to teach around the world at annual seminars: Porto Harp Week (Portugal), Maribor Harp Seminar (Slovenia), Seoul Harp Seminar (Korea), has given seminars at the Düsseldorf Hochschule der Kunste, Civica Scuola di Musica Claudio Abbado, and Conservatorio di Musica di Torino. Irina Zingg is the Professor-in-Residence at ISHA HarpMasters, and teaches at the Talent Music Master Courses (Verona, Italy). Engaging herself with the development of the harp today, Irina Zingg is the Founder & Artistic Director of the HarpMasters Academy & Festspiele, which serves today as an important link between generations of harpists worldwide. She research, ongoing, on the harp schools history and is the Correspondent for the World Harp Congress Review; her publications appeared in various harp periodicals internationally. She has one solo and two chamber CD albums to her credits. Irina Zingg is regularly invited to serve as jury member for national and international competitions.