Maria Miteva born in Bulgaria, studied in Vienna, where she obtained two master of arts degrees as concert flutist and in pedagogy

in the classes of B. Gisler, W. Tripp - first flutist at the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and R. Wolf - solo flutist in Vienna Symphonic

Orchestra. Private lessons with Janos Balint in Hungary. Courses by Adorjan, Debost, Aitken, Count, Kuijken, Offermans, Graf. Awarded

with scholarship from the Austrian federal ministry of science and culture.

At this time she gave numerous solo and chamber music concerts, including in the Concert House Vienna, as member of

the program „Live Music Now“ for young musicians from Yehudi Menuhin. Prize winner of the festival "Allegro vivo" - Austria.

Solo flutist at "Imperial concerts - Vienna“ and concerts in Europe and Asia. Orchestral experience in the chamber orchestra

of the Lower Austrian Symphony Orchestra, „Schönbrunn“ Chamber Orchestra, Women's Chamber Orchestra in Vienna,

New Opera, Strausskapelle-Vienna, „Orchestre de Chamber de Luxembourg“. In 2009 she moved to Luxembourg,

where she teaches at the Union Grand Ducal Adolphe Music School.

In 2009 to 2014 she also teached in the Conservatoire du Nord,

and the Music School of Wiltz.

She played 2019 as soloist with the orchestra of the State opera Stara Zagora, Bulgaria,

Maria and Albena Petrovic Vratchanska are the founder of the ensemble ARS Nova Lux.

Photo by Rad Dimitrov