Maya was born in Plovdiv (Philippopolis) of Bulgaria, in 1957.She starts playing the piano in and early age and finishes the National School of Music Dobrin Petkov. She continues her studies in the National Academy of Music Pancho Vladigerov in Sofia and graduates in 1981. The same year she comes in Thessaloniki where she begins to work as a piano teacher, accompaniment and also participates in concerts as much in Greece as in other countries. In 1992 she was awarded with the 2nd price in the International Chamber Music Competition HELEXPO.
She is a founding member of Synchrono Conservatory of Thessaloniki where she works until today.
Through the years of teaching, many of her students have taken degrees and have been awarded in several competitions.
Her experience has grown not only in teaching but also in accompaniment, as she contributed with her playing to the distinction of numerous musicians.