Pianist Miryana Moteva is an active soloist, chamber musician, and piano teacher in the Twin Cities. With 10 years of teaching experience, she feels comfortable instructing students of all levels. Attention and sensitivity to each student’s goals guide Miryana’s teaching approach in piano lessons. She strives to make music learning a rewarding activity that not only supplies students with strong piano skills but also brings them joy. Having the privilege of studying with extraordinary musicians and mentors, Miryana believes that a strong teacher-student bond is a key to successful learning. In her studio, she maintains high standards and helps students reach them through extensive guidance, kindness, and creativity. Previously, she has served as a Collaborative and Applied Piano Teaching Assistant at University of Minnesota, and as a Music Theory and Ear Training Teaching Assistant at Lawrence University in Wisconsin.
An actively performing musician, Miryana sets an example and hopes to inspire students through her own playing. She has appeared in concerts at venues such as Sundin Music Hall, the Fitzgerald Theater, the Schubert Club, and the Cowles Center for Performing Arts. Her performances have been featured on Classical MPR. She regularly collaborates with instrumentalists, vocalists, and dancers in recitals across the country and Europe.
Miryana holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance from the University of Minnesota. A native of Bulgaria, she is also a graduate of the National School of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria.