• Liliya Ugay accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Composition at the Florida State University 
composer, pianist
L I L I Y A   U G A Y
  • Liliya Ugay was chosen by Washington National Opera to create an opera with Sokunthary Svay to be premiered at the Kennedy Center in January 2020 
  • Liliya Ugay will present a new piece for piano solo commissioned by Chelsea Festival as a part of Clara Schumann-10 series in June in New York
  • Point of Entry received ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award-2019


Liliya Ugay (Лилия Угай) is an award-winning composer and pianist who works in a variety of mediums. Her compositions expand from traditional classical ensembles to musical theater and electronic music. Similarly, as a pianist, Liliya enjoys collaborating in various ensembles ranging from duos to orchestra. Liliya's ambitions also include discovering and promoting musical masterpieces that were, by unfortunate coincidence,  underexposed or forbidden. 

Currently, Liliya resides in New Haven, Connecticut (United States), where she is a Doctor of Musical Arts

in Composition candidate at the Yale School of Music and a Teaching Fellow at Yale College.

Liliya Ugay