Teodora Adzharova was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria and began piano study at age 7. By the time she graduated from High School, she had won both national and international competitions in Bulgaria, France, Germany, Macedonia and the Czech Republic. After several years at the Conservatory in Bulgaria, she came to the United States to study with Neil Rutman on full scholarship at the University of Central Arkansas. An Assistantship in keyboard studies enabled her to attend the Peabody Conservatory. After completing a Master’s Degree at Peabody, she joined the Peabody faculty to teach Keyboard Studies. The following year she entered the DMA program. She is currently the Accompanying Coordinator. Her teacher is Ellen Mack.