Petya Mihneva, from Bulgaria, graduated from the Music School "Hristina Morfova" and in 2001 won the Special prize at the International Competition "The Music and the Earth".
She studied at the National Music Academy in Sofia until 2004, and three years later completed the Konzertdiplom at the Hochschule der Künste Bern, Switzerland in the class of Prof. Rada Petkova. In that time she has given numerous concerts as a soloist and chamber musician around Europe, and won 1st prize and special prize at the International Competition "Classic and Contemporaries" and the special prize at the National Competition for piano duos "Seiler" in Bulgaria.
She completed with excellence the Chambermusic Diploma at the Music Conservatory Zürich in the class of Prof. Eckart Heiligers and is in high demand as a pianist, chamber musician and accompanist around Switzerland, Europe and overseas. In February 2009 she became an official accompanist at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste.