Marina Karpova is a composer, teacher, and sound researcher. She makes field recordings, leads sound walks, plays cello and piano, writes music in code as well as traditionally, and has organized many music and sound art shows and workshops in St. Petersburg. She has also written music and done sound design for theater, performance pieces, and videos.
Marina studied Music Theory at Glinka Music Secondary School in Smolensk, Musicology at Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory (expelled), and Composition at Saratov Sobinov Conservatory (did not graduate). She has been teaching music theory and giving lectures on music and sound since 2009.