Mrs. Biliana Dimitrova started playing the piano at the age of five. Her first teacher was her own mother, famous Bulgarian pianist Jenny Petrova. Biliana graduated from the "Lubomir Pipkov" National Music School, in her hometown of Sofia, Bulgaria. Subsequently, she received her Bachelor of Piano Performance degree from the "Pancho Vladigerov" Conservatory in Sofia, where she studied with Professor Milena Mollova.
In 1998, Mrs. Dimitrova came to the United States to further her music education.
She received her Masters of Piano Performance and Masters in Piano Pedagogy at Baylor University where she studied under Krassimira Jordan, Baylor's artist in-residence. Biliana was also a student of John Owings in the artist diploma program at Texas Christian University.
In addition to being an excellent teacher, Biliana has proven her mastery of performance as demonstrated by the numerous prizes she has won: First Prize at the 1992 "Young Music Talents" Piano Competition in Sofia, Bulgaria; Second Prize at the 1994 "Pantcho Vladigerov" International Piano Competition in Shumen, Bulgaria; and finalist at the Baylor University Concerto Competition. In 1997, Biliana was invited to participate in the National Festival "New Bulgarian Music." She also has recordings with the Bulgarian National Radio and has performed as a soloist with major orchestras in Bulgaria. Biliana received the 1999-2000 Outstanding Graduate Student special award of the Piano Faculty at Baylor University for excellence in Piano Performance.
Biliana has served as a Piano Faculty and Accompanist at Richland College, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and Texas A&M University (Commerce). She is maintaining a thriving piano studio in Dallas, and she is in high demand as a soloist, collaborative pianist, and adjudicator in DFW and abroad. She is an active member of DMTA, PMTA, MTNA, TMTA and JPG.
Biliana has been on the Summer Piano Faculty of the Leysin American School in Switzerland since 2013.
She resides in Dallas with her husband John and her daughter Julia.