Congratulations to Fred Fox School of Music alumna Miroslava Panayotova (DMA Piano Performance 2012) who has been selected to participate in this year’s edition of Aritst INC.
About Dr. Panayotova:
Bulgarian pianist Miroslava Panayotova has made numerous appearances as recitalist and concerto soloist in the United States, Canada, Bulgaria, Russia, Slovakia, Romania and Mexico. As well, Ms. Panayotova has appeared at such music festivals as Beverly Hills International Music Festival in California, Music by Women Festival in Mississippi, Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Vermont, XXI Festival Dr. Alfonso Ortiz Tirado in Mexico, the Orford Festival in Canada, Apolonia in Bulgaria, and others. Recent concerto performances include appearances with the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra, University of Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, The Florida Orchestra and the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra. As a winner of the University of Arizona Concerto Competition, she performed as soloist with the Arizona Symphony Orchestra in the annual President’s Concert in Crowder Hall. Ms. Panayotova’s repertoire encompasses a variety of styles, including contemporary music and premiere performances of both solo and ensemble works. Enjoying a wide variety of performance opportunities as a collaborative artist, she appears with violinist Er-Gene Kahng and with bassist Patrick Neher on recently released CDs. Due to be released is a CD with bassoonist Lia Uribe. Ms. Panayotova has performed at conferences of the International Double Reed Society, the College Music Society, and at the American Viola Society Festival. In 2020, she presented a paper at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities.
Miroslava Panayotova holds performance degrees from the University of Arizona, the University of South Florida, and the National Academy of Music in Bulgaria. Dr. Panayotova served as artist faculty at the Beverly Hills International Music Festival and was a member of the music faculty at the University of South Florida, where she taught piano, piano pedagogy, and chamber music. In 2014, Dr. Panayotova joined the faculty at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville as instructor of class piano and collaborative piano.