Kamelia Miladinova

Coach pianist (Classical Department)

Kamelia Miladinova was born in Bulgaria and had her first piano lessons at the age of six. She studied at the National School of Music and the National Academy of Music in Sofia with Stella Dimitrova-Maystorova. Whilst still a student, she made her debut with the Sofia Philharmonic as soloist in Prokofiev’s 3d Piano Concerto. She was awarded the Debut Prize of the Bulgarian National Radio. In 1994 she was a prize-winner at the Eduard Flipse Piano Competition in The Netherlands, including the prize for best performance of contemporary Dutch music.

Kamelia has lived in The Netherlands since 1997. She studied at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague with Geoffrey Douglas Madge and there she earned her Master degrees for Piano and Piano Coaching focusing on working with singers and instrumentalists. She has worked with musicians such as Geörgy Kurtág, Herman Krebbers, Elly Ameling and Sir James Galway.

Since 2003 she has been a piano coach at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague and has frequently appeared as a soloist and performed in various chamber music ensembles, as well as accompanying singers and operas. Since 2015, she has been a resident pianist of the Galway Flute Festival in Weggis, Switzereland, performing with renowned flutists and accompanying the masterclasses of Sir James Galway. She also recently took part in several editions of the ppIANISSIMO Festival of Contemporary Music in Sofia, Bulgaria, and was accompanist at the isa masterclasses in Payerbach, Austria.
Kamelia is currently accompanist at the Grolloo Flute Sessions in The Netherlands and the Forum Artium masterclasses in Germany.