YeRi started playing violin and piano at the age of 6 in Moscow, Russia. She graduated from the Russian music school with honours in 2007. YeRi has performed and won the Moscow State contest in violin solo and violin duet. Also, two string chamber groups in which she participated as the first violin have won various competitions, in which one of them had the opportunity to perform in Hungary and Greece. She continued her music studies at Huntington University, majoring in Music Business. At Huntington University, she has participated in Chamber Orchestra as first violin and second violin principal. Moreover, YeRi has performed at auditioned Longaker Recitals and Concertos. She taught many students since 2008, and has conducted Huntington Community Strings from 2013 to 2015.