Albena is a Luxembourgish composer of Bulgarian origin. Knight of The Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (l'Ordre de Mérite du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg). Born in Sofia in 1965, she received her Master in Composition and Music Writing and her final diploma as a concert pianist in Bulgaria, and since 1996 she has been living in Luxembourg. She has written more than 600 works in various music genres. Some of her works are published by SCHOTT MUSIC International, Luxembourg Music Publishers, and her pedagogical work is published by her own edition. Her music has been performed by Francesco Tristano, Borislava Taneva, Zala Kravos, Veselina Kasarova, Janschen Hoffmann, Michele Marelli, Marc Meyers, Vania Lecuit, Volodja Barzalorsky, Tom Braquet, Patrick Krysatis, ensemble LUCILIN, ensemble Noise W@tchers Unlimited, ARSNOVA-LUX and many of her instrumental pieces are performed also outside Luxembourg - in Germany, Italy, France, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Austria, Macedonia, USA, Australia. She is currently working on a new instrumental opera The DarkAlbena Petrovic is President/Founder of the International Composition Competition Artistes en Herbe (Budding Artists) under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of Luxembourg. That Competition is unique in its kind in Western Europe.