Monika Darzinkeviciute was born in Vilnius, Lithuania. She started to play piano at the age of 8. Since then Monika studied at the National M.K.Ciurlionis School of Arts as well as Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater in the class of Veronika Vitaite, Royal Conservatory of Brussels (Belgium) under Daniel Blumenthal and Hans Ryckelynck, Hannover Hochschule fur Musik, Theater und Medien (Germany) under Ewa Kupiec.
Over the years she has performed in major cities of Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Portugal, Turkey. Monika has performed as a soloist with Lviv Chamber, Lithuanian State Symphony, Kaunas Symphony, National M.K. Ciurlionis School of Arts Symphony and Chamber orchestras concertos by Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and Saint-Saens under direction of Igor Pylatiuk, Modestas Pitrenas, Martynas Staskus.
She has also participated such festivals and masterclasses: Academie Internationale d`Ete de Nice (France); Rencontres Musicales Internationales d’Enghien, Midis-Minimes, Resonances (Belgium); Apeldoorn Festival, Akoesticum Talent Program (The Netherlands); Aurora Festival (Sweden); Bieszczady Bez Granic Piano Forum (Poland); National Students` Academy (M.Rostropovich foundation), Christopher`s Summer Festival (Lithuania).
Monika is a laureate of national and international piano competitions which include: First prize and special prize for the most outstanding personality of performer Austrian- German music competition Klaviermusik. First prize in Virtuosos competition. Laureate diploma in Zdenek Fibich piano competition. Laureate diploma and special prize for the best performance of romantic period piece in Balys Dvarionas piano competition. Laureate diploma in Music Without Limits piano competition. Second prize in chamber music competition Pavasario (Spring) sonata. Semifinalist diploma at the Manchester Piano Concerto Competition.
The recordings of Monika have been broadcasted by Lithuanian National Radio and Television, Musiq3 (Belgium), BRAVA (The Netherlands) channels.
Monika had masterclasses with E.Bozhanov, A.R.El Bacha, M.Beroff, D.Pascal, J.B.Pommier, M.Baudet, M.Raekallio, A.Jasinski among others.