Anna Arkushyna was born 1989 in Lutsk (Ukraine).In 2009 she completed Kyiv Secondary Special Music School. In 2014 – completed Tchaikovskiy National Academy of Music Kyiv. In 2017 – completed the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (Composition-class by prof. Beat Furrer). Since 2015 till 2019 – student of Bachelor’s degree Computermusic, class by prof. Marko Ciciliani and prof. Daniel Mayer.Since 2020 she is a student of composition-class by prof. Franck Bedrossian in the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.

Anna is participant in workshops of composition by P. Billone, F. Bedrossian, G. Staebler, S. Newski, M.Andre, K.Lang, Anette Vande Gorne, J. Reis, improvisation-lessons by F. Gratkowski, M.-L. Winter, also took lessons with Dmitri Kourliandski, Carola Bauckholt, Stefano Gervasoni.

She is finalist of the composer's competition “Step to the Left-4” (St.-Petersburg, 2011), third-price-winner of the “Pre-art composer’s competition” in Switzerland (2017). Her music is widely performed during the many festivals and projects in Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Germany, Holland, Austria, Croatia, Chile, Mexico, Lithuania, Japan, Slovakia, Switzerland by ensemble Nostri Temporis, Ensemble JungeMusik Berlin, Amsterdam Collage Ensemble, musikFabrik ensemble, ensemble Spectrum, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, ensemble Spectrum, Kwartludium Ensemble, Pre-Art ensemble, ensemble airborn extended, MozArt Sinfonietta Salzburg and many others.