Mina Miletić (piano) was born in Belgrade to parents of Serbian and Bulgarian heritage. After gaining a Science Degree and attending the Academy of Music in Belgrade where she studied on full scholarship and obtained the BMus with highest distinction, Mina Miletić joined the Postgraduate Performance Course at the Royal Academy of Music in London where she was awarded the E Power Biggs bursary and where she studied with Paul Lewis and Colin Stone. Mina obtained the Postgraduate Diploma in July 2002 and was awarded distinction for her final recital.
Prizewinner of many awards, Mina Miletić established her career regularly appearing in recital, as a chamber musician and concerto soloist at musical venues and festivals throughout Europe and USA. She performed at the 30th Belgrade Music Festival (BEMUS), ex-Yugoslavia’s most prestigious festival, recorded for Serbian National Radio and TV (RTS) and has given many RTS live broadcasts.
Mina is also an experienced chamber musician: she regularly performs with the Bulgarian violinist Dimitar Burov with whom she recently recorded a CD featuring works by Beethoven, Grieg, Debussy and Shostakovich. She also regularly appears with the Amaryllis Piano Trio which she founded with the soloists of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields.
Mina is currently preparing her doctoral thesis on ‘Interpretation of Impressionistic Piano Music’. She is also the Honorary Secretary of the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe since 2004, visiting piano teacher at Harrow School since 2003 and is active as a contributor and reviewer for the ‘Arietta’ Journal. Mina has also given master-classes in Bulgaria and Serbia and is increasingly engaged as an adjudicator for festivals and competitions. In February 2008 she was in the jury of the 5th International Piano Competition 'Davorin Jenko' in Belgrade.www.minamiletic.co.uk