• Tamila Azadaliyeva, piano

    Tamila Azadaliyeva, piano

    Tamila Azadaliyeva was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where she attended the music school, affiliated with Tashkent State Conservatory, for gifted children. She then received her B.M. degree from Tashkent State Conservatory while studying with Elmira Mirkasimova. Tamila came to the United States to study with Oxana Yablonskaya at the University of Hartford Hartt School, where she received her Graduate Professional Diploma and then her Master's degree the following year, while studying with Luiz de Moura Castro.

    Tamila has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in the United States, Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan and native Uzbekistan. She has been a guest soloist with several orchestras including the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and San Francisco Civic Symphony Orchestra. Tamila’s recent performances include four-hand piano recital with Oxana Yablonskaya at the Piano Institute in Kovacevica, Bulgaria and performance of Manuel de Falla’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain with San Francisco Civic Symphony in the Herbst Theater in San Francisco, California.

    An avid chamber musician, Tamila performs as a member of Clara Piano Trio and also as a duo with her partner, cellist Peter Dzialo, with whom Tamila recorded two albums on the LPR label. The albums feature works for cello and piano by Schubert, Haydn, Popper, Bach-Kodaly and the never before recorded cello sonata by Rhene-Baton.

    Among Tamila’s many awards are First Prize in the Connecticut State Young Artists' Piano Competition; Third Prize in the International New England Chamber Music Competition in Boston, Massachusetts, the Piano Duo Prize at the FORUM International de Musica Barcelona Ciutat, and a Finalist's Diploma in the International Competition in Bologna, Italy.

    Tamila has taught piano at the University of Connecticut, University of New Haven and currently teaches at the Hartt School Community Division, Loomis Chaffee School and maintains a private studio in West Hartford, Connecticut.