Dina Shilleh is a Serbian-Palestinian composer and pianist. She holds a Bachelor and a Masters Degree in piano performance from Lawrence University and University of Massachusetts - Amherst. Though Dina’s education was solely in piano performance her work as a musician combines composition, performance, and pedagogy. She was awarded the “Young Artist Award” by the Palestine In and Out Competition (2015), has held residence at Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, and has been commissioned as a composer locally and internationally. Her discography includes Letters to Palestine (2016) and Sudfa (2017). Her compositions have been performed in the Middle East, Europe and the USA, at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Institute du Monde Arab and Dublin City Hall. She is a long-standing faculty of piano at the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music, she curates Gradus (an annual concert Series at Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center), and is the creator of the podcast “The Obsessives” at Radio Alhara.