Eva Þyri Hilmarsdóttir graduated from the Reykjavík College of Music and furthered her studies in Denmark, with prof. John Damgaard at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, receiving an Advanced Soloist Diploma. She studied with Michael Dussek at the Royal Academy of Music in London and graduated from the MA Piano Accompaniment Course with Distinction and was awarded a DipRAM and the Christian Carpender Piano Prize for an outstanding final recital.
Eva Þyri gives solo recitals, performs with various orchestras and ensembles, and has premiered numerous works by Icelandic and Scandinavian composers, e.g. in festivals such as Ung Nordisk Musik, Young Euro Classic Festival in Berlin and Young Composers' Symposium in London. She has performed in the Royal Academy of Music's Song Circle and has been involved in the North Sea Vocal Academy in Denmark. She teaches the piano and is very active in her two main field of interests, chamber music and lieder.