Classical artist Petya Karakoleva graduated Magna Cum Laude from the National School of Music and Dance "Dobrin Petkov" in Bulgaria with a degree in piano pedagogy and performance. Her acceptance as a piano performance major with a full scholarship brought her to the University of Nevada, where she studied with Dr. Mykola Suk and received her Bachelor of Music with honors. Petya won the Grand Prize in the 2003 James K. Huntzinger Solo Competition, and appeared as a soloist with the UNLV Symphony Orchestra. She has also received the UNLV Piano Department's Honors Jury Award.
Petya Karakoleva has worked with the Nevada Ballet Company, Opera Las Vegas Company, Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater, and the Royal Academy of Dancing.
The Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16, composed by Edvard Grieg (1843–1907) in 1868, was the only concerto Grieg completed. It is one of his most popular works and among the most popular of all piano concerti. Instrumental, Classical Music, Romantic Period
The Deux arabesques, L. 66 (Two Arabesques) is a pair of arabesques composed by Claude Debussy. The suite is one of the very early impressionistic pieces of music, following the French visual art form. Debussy seems to wander through modes and keys, and achieves evocative scenes through music. Instrumental, Classical Music, 20th Century, Claude Debussy