Sofia Khvichia was born in 2002 in Tallinn, Estonia. She began her piano studies at the age of six in the class of Vladimira Ljutova in Nõmme music school. In 2016 she went to Tallinn Music High School, where she is currently studying in 11th grade. Her teacher is Marja Jürisson and since September 2018 also Age Juurikas.
Sofia is the winner of several national competitions such as “Parim noor instrumentalist”(2013), “Eesti kõla” (2016 and 2018) and “I Mart Saar Competition for Estonian Pianists” (2018). In November 2019 she became a finalist and a prize winner of Estonian Piano Teachers Association in “The Ninth Competition of Estonian Pianists”.
She has also received prizes in some international competitions: III prize in “Young Musician” (Estonia, 2013), I prize in “22nd International Competition of Young
Pianists in Valmiera”(Latvia, 2017). In 2019 she won IV prize in “Peter Toperczer International Piano Competition”, Slovakia, and II prize in “Città di San Donà di Piave International Piano Competition”, Italy.
Sofia has also performed as a soloist with Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and Estonian National
Symphony Orchestra. Sofia has participated in masterclasses by Mira Marchenko, Irina Zahharenkova, Mihkel Poll, Ada Kuuseoks, Kalle Randalu and Alexander Kobrin.