Ms. Kurbanova has finished Novosibirsk State Conservatory (Class of opera singing), St. Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy (Specialization “Artist of musical theater”) and Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Master studies. Ekaterina took part in the master classes by Alexandrina Milcheva, Verena Keller, Tamara Sinyavskaya, Alessandro Svab, Olga Makarina, Angelo Gabrielli.
Ekaterina Kurbanova has been a soloist at Zazerkalie Theater since 2010. Her repertoire includes Dido (Dido and Aeneas), 3 Dame (The Magic Flute), Zita (Gianni Schicchi), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Spring, Lel (The Snow Maiden), Fidalma (Il Matrimonio Segreto) Polina, Milovzor, Countess (The Queen of Spades), Elisabeth (Maria Stuarda), Suzuki (Madame Butterfly), Madame la Rose (La Gazzetta), Lyubasha (The Tsar's bride), Maria (Iolanta), Isabella (L’italiana in Algeri), Voice of the mother of Antonia (Les contes d’Hoffmann).
She is a laureate of the International Competition “Hopes, Talents, Masters” (1st prize, Bulgaria).