|I am a professional
harpist, born in Bulgaria and currently living in Antwerp, Belgium.
I finished my harp education with "Greatest Distinction"
at the National Music Conservatory in Sofia, Bulgaria.After that
I was selected as first harpist in the Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra
in Sofia. I have been on numerous TV and Radio shows, recordings of movie
After a solo recital given in june 1984 by the
greatest harpist of the 20th century, Nicanor Zabaleta, I decided
to improve my playing further on.
In september 1989, with a scholarship received
from Denise Tolkovsky,
director of the "Alex de Vries Foundation" I went to
the Royal Conservatory of Music in Brussels for specialization in the harp
class of Professor Susanna
Mildonian - one of the best harp players of the present time.
I have participated in the following summer
August 1991, Santiago de Compostela, Spain -
in the summer course for Spanish harp music given by Nicanor
Later on teaching
became a passion for me.
August 1992,1993 and1994, Sienna, Italy - summercourses
for harp in "Academia Musicale Chigiana" by Susanna Mildonian where I received
"Diploma di Merito" .
Now I teach at the Music Academies of Brussels
- Etterbeek and in Beveren.
During the Easter and summer holidays
I participate in the Music Camps in the European Centre "La Foresta"
in Vaalbeek, Belgium.
I play with different chamber formations :
harp and violin; harp and flute; harp and voice;
harp, flute and violin, etc.
For our performances we have a large
We perform solo recitals, light classical, romantic or modern music,
Christmas Carols, intimate shows, background music, birthday
parties, weddings, etc.
We are as happy to play in big halls as in a church
or at private celebrations, music for any occasion, taste or need!
I work also as a freelance harpist
playing with the "Philharmony van Vlaanderen", "Philharmony from Liege",
"De Munt", "Night
of the Proms", "Il novecento", etc.
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