- M.M., Master of Music, Yerevan State Conservatory
- B.M., Bachelor of Music, Azerbaijan College of Music
Irina Ter-Grigoryan is a teacher of ballet at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
She received her degrees in piano performance, pedagogy, and as an accompanist in the former Soviet Union. She served as a faculty member at the Baku State Conservatory and as an accompanist for the Azerbaijan State Theater Opera and Ballet. She was selected from a small pool of musicians to accompany international and regional competitions representing the Soviet Union.
During her time in the United States, Ter-Grigoryan has continued her work as an accompanist with the Temple Square Concert Series Recitals in Salt Lake City, Utah, the University of Utah, and Ballet West, and as a collaborative pianist at DePauw University.