Finnish-born Alina has been playing the violin since she was five. She held her first solo recital at the age of 14. She took her degree in music education at the North Karelia University of Applied Sciences (NK-UAS) in Finland under the guidance of Dr. Tapani Yrjola, and studied her Master Degree at the Royal Academy of Music with Diana Cummings and Erich Gruenberg, graduating in 2011. She led the symphony orchestra of Joensuu Conservatoire & NK-UAS for four years and worked as a soloist with the orchestra on numerous occasions. Alina has attended many masterclasses by famous violinists, such as Jack Liebeck, Hu Kun, Almita Vamos and Rodney Friend. She has been a member of FeMusa String Orchestra since 2011 and done successful tours to Oman, Azerbaijan and France with the ensemble. Alina has played in many chamber music groups, and has worked professionally with the Joensuu City Orchestra in Finland and Ulster Orchestra in Belfast. Currently Alina is leading the Collaborative Orchestra in London which has made numerous successful performances, including concert recorded by BBC in April 2014, where she played the solo part to Scheherazade, and International Concert Series in 2015, where she played as a soloist with the orchestra. From January 2015 till October 2015 Alina was a member of the Southbank Sinfonia in London, and travelled to Hong Kong, Italy and France with the orchestra. She has continued performing with them throughout 2016.