Galina Grigorjeva (b. 1962)

Galina Grigorjeva was born in the Crimea, Ukraine. She studied at Odessa Conservatory and St Petersburg Conservatory. She later moved to Tallinn to study with Lepo Sumera and has remained in Estonia as a resident where she now works as a freelance composer. Performers of her music have included Hortus Musicus (Andres Mustonen), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (Paul Hillier), Moscow Chamber Orchestra (Constantine Orbelian), Kremerata Baltica (Gidon Kremer), Moscow Patriarchate Choir (Anatoly Grindenko), State Choir Latvia, Kroumata Percussion Ensemble (Sweden), and the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet.