Irit completed a Bachelor of Music Performance degree in 2004 at the Victorian College of the Arts, studying with Robert Schubert and Craig Hill.
In 2005 she completed the Advanced Performance course at the Australian National Academy of Music.
In 2006 Irit was the holder of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellowship.
She appears regularly at the Stradbroke Chamber Music Festival. She has appeared as guest principal with the Malaysia Philharmonic, Auckland Philharmonic, Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and soloist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Irit has also appeared with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra.
Irit is a 2009 Churchill Fellow and is Section Principal Clarinet with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra since 2007.