Vera Iarkova was born in Russia in 1975 in musicians family. She started her music lessons at the age of 5 in music school, then in college and finished her education in 2002 in Ural State Conservatoire, Ekaterinburg where she continued to work during the next 23 years. As a soloist and chamber ensemble musician she is a winner of many musical competitions both in Russia and Europe.
She also worked in Ural Philharmonic Orchestra and performed at famous Russian and European stage as Mariinsky Theatre New Stage, Moscow Conservatoire Great Concert Hall, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Pleyel (Paris).
She leads an active concert life as a chamber ensemble artist and accompanist and is the author of many concert programs .Teaching is another part of her profession, she is open minded and result- oriented person who knows how to open the wonderful world of music for her pupils .