Dilyana – Short Bio


Dilyana cultivated her musical talent at the Music Conservatory of Sofia (Bulgaria) and the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, where she earned her Bachelor of Music and Master’s of Music degrees respectively,  specializing in bassoon performance and piano.  She is presently a  Doctor of Musical Arts degree candidate at Catholic University as a student of Truman Harris, Assistant Principal Bassoonist of the National Symphony Orchestra.


Dilyana has performed at prestigious venues in Europe and the United States, and she has won several nationally and internationally recognized competitions and awards.   She continues to perform at venues in the Washington, DC area.


Dilyana currently devotes her talent and love of music to teaching students of all levels, where she offers personalized attention to develop her student’s talents on the piano and the woodwind instruments (bassoon, flute, saxophone, clarinet and oboe).


Dilyana also expresses her artistic talents through oil painting.  Her work is characterized by warm primary colors and playful images that invoke feelings of whimsy, peace, and joy.