Violinist Ingrida Armonaitė-Galinienė is a graduate of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, (class of Igor Bezrodny and Valery Klimov). While studying at the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art, she won the International Jaroslav Kocian Young Violinists Competition in the Czech Republic. In 1985, she won the first Prize in the International Vaclav Huml Violin Competition in Zagreb. Since 1988, she has been teaching at the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art and the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. Her repertoire is full of musical works from different periods. She performs compositions by Classical, Romantic and modern composers. She actively promotes music by contemporary Lithuanian composers, performing and editing them herself. In 2011, she was awarded a Golden Disc by the Associacion of Musicians of Lithuania.