Mariya Khylko

(c) Elza Zherebchuk

 is an organist, pianist, and harpsichordist from Kyiv who until February 2022 studied at the National Academy of Music in Kiev, played organ recitals in Ukraine and abroad, and worked as a piano teacher and song accompanist. She currently lives in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, where she studies organ (Mathias Maierhofer) and harpsichord (Michael Behringer) at the Hochschule für Musik, participates in master classes of renowned organists, and plays in benefit concerts for Ukraine. Mariya is committed to promoting Ukrainian music worldwide. Therefore, in addition to the classical organ repertoire, she frequently performs organ music by Ukrainian composers, including contemporary premiere works.