Marina Popova is born on April 17, 1978 in Bulgaria. Since 2002 she lives in the Netherlands. She graduated classical piano in the Music Academy in Sofia (2001) and Master of music for jazz and pop in Utrecht School of the Arts (2009) by Bert van den Brink.
Marina Popova is a pianist with experience in different styles of music. She plays chamber music, piano duo, with orchestra, in musicals, jazz and pop bands and solo.
Since 2003 she composes her own music. On the last recording which she made together with her jazz piano trio (Thomas Dirks- bass and Freek Kroon- drums) are only her own compositions. Her music is full of various aromas from classical, romantic, modern, folk, jazz and a lot of improvisation.