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Anush Arshakyan was born on December 24, 1980 in Yerevan. She studied and graduated from S. Aslamazyan music school, class of piano. In 1994, she gained the first place and was awarded audience prize in «Sonorous voices» competition that took place in Omsk city. In this period, she started promoting her activity as composer/author. Later on, her creations had great success. As soon as she graduated from the music school in 1997-2001, she entered and graduated A. Babajanyan music collage, class of piano. In 1999, she made her debut as a soloist together with Armenia State Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus. Since 2001 to 2005, she has studied and graduated from Yerevan State Conservatory, jazz-vocal class.

Inga Arshakyan was born on March 18, 1982, in Yerevan. She also graduated from S. Aslamazyan music school and A. Babajanyan music college, class of violin in 1997. Parallel with her studies she was working in the G. Achemyan ensemble of violinists. She went on tours with the ensemble to the Armenia provinces. In 1998, Inga joined her sister and together they promoted their activities. Not only duets, but also arias, where the violin plays a great role, are present in the repertoire. In 2002 graduating the class of the strings of music college following her sister she entered Yerevan State Conservatory, jazz vocal class and graduated it in 2005.

In 2009 Inga & Anush represented Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow and took the tenth place with 92 points.

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