Born in a family of musicians in 1992, Evangeliya discovered the piano at the early age of three. She gave her first concert with Moscow Chamber Orchestra when she was five. In 1998, she entered a prestigious school for gifted children – the Moscow Central Music School of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory as a student of Professor Tamara Koloss.
Evangeliya is a member of the International Vladimir Spivakov Charity Foundation, representing which she has been performing in the best venues in Moscow, including all the halls of the Moscow Conservatory, Moscow International Performing Arts Center, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall at the Moscow Philharmonic, Armory Chamber of Kremlin, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow State University, Beethoven Concert Hall in the Bolshoi Theatre, The International Arts Center of the Roerich Moscow Museum.
Since 2010 she has studied at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Professor Ludmila Roshchina, where she has finished her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Piano Performance. In 2017 she earned her two-year postgraduate degree
which is equivalent to an American Doctor in Arts. After that, she got a Full Tuition Scholarship at the International Center for Music at Park University, Missouri, and in 2020 pursued Artist Diploma in Piano Performance under Van Cliburn Gold Medalist
Professor Stanislav Ioudenitch.
In 2021 she was admitted to the USC Thornton School of Music to pursue a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance as a student of Professor Stewart Gordon. Since 2022 she is a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the USC Thornton School of Music.
In addition to her formal studies, she has taken part in master classes with international artists and professors such as Mikhail Voskresensky (Concert Pianist, Piano Professor at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory), William Grant Naboré
(Concert Pianist, Artistic Director of the Oberlin-Como Piano Academy), Dang Thai Son (Concert Pianist, Piano Professor at the Université de Montréal, New England Conservatory, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, honorary Professor at the Central
Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China), Vladimir Viardo (Concert Pianist, Piano Professor at the North Texas College of Music) and Jan Jiracek von Arnim (Concert Pianist, Professor for Piano at the Vienna University for Music and Performing Arts).
Evangeliya Delizonas-Khukhua is the 3 rd Prize Winner of the Sixth NTD International Piano Competition in New York in 2022, 2 nd Prize Winner of the USC Concerto Competition in Los Angeles in 2022, Semi-Finalist with Honorable Mention of
the Fifth NTD International Piano Competition in 2019, participant of the Los-Angeles International Piano Competition in 2018, Rose Award Scholarship Winner of Kansas City Alumnae Chapter Sigma Alpha Iota Competition in 2018, Kansas City Musical Club Scholarship Winner in 2018, 3 rd Prize Winner of the 22nd International Piano Ennio Porrino in Cagliari, Italy in 2013, 2 nd Prize Winner of the International Piano Competition for Young Musicians in Enschede, Netherlands in 2006, the laureate of International Programme UNESCO “Young Virtuoso of XXI Century” in 2000.
As a collaborative pianist, she participated in international competitions such as the II Russian National Competition, XV Tchaikovsky Violin International Competition, Hudson Valley Competition, Frances Walton Competition, Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition, Naumburg International Violin Competition, Young Artists National
Competition in New York.
Evangeliya has been playing in prestigious venues for classical music performances such as Alfred Cortot Hall and Hall Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, Hall of the palace the UN in Geneva, Enschede’s Musical Center in Netherlands, Italian Conservatorio di Musica “Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina” in Cagliari, Latvian Academy of Music in Riga, Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society in Vilnius, Austrian Russian Culture Institute in Vienna, Athens Conservatoire in Greece, The Embassy of Russian Federation in Tokyo, The Embassy of Russian Federation in Washington, D.C., Baruch Performing Arts Center in New York, Kauffman Center Merkin Concert Hall in New York, Zipper Hall of the Colburn School in Los-Angeles, USC Newman Recital Hall in Los Angeles, Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall in Boca Raton (FL), Historical Raymond Theatre (WA).
Additionally, she is a constant partner and collaborative pianist of her husband Igor Khukhua, a violinist with worldwide recognition.
Other career highlights include appearances live on Kansas Public Radio and on Seattle’s Classical music radio station, Classical KING-FM 98.1. Evangeliya was a member of the jury of the Musica Piano Competition in 2019.
Evangeliya has been employed as a collaborative pianist at the Moscow State Bolshoi Ballet Academy of Choreography and as an accompanist at the Vocal Department of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. Her experience in the United States includes Piano Teacher positions at Kansas City Academy for Music, Kansas City School of Music, Vienna Music Institute in Irvine, CA; Choral Accompanist position at Christ Episcopal Church in St. Joseph, Missouri, and in Los Angeles, California; Collaborative Pianist at the Vocal Department and Graduate Teaching Assistant at the USC Thornton School of Music.
She speaks Russian (native), and is fluent in English, German, and Greek.