Indianapolis Guitarist 1




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This guitarist is a natural musician and performer. He settled on the guitar at age eleven, studying under a young and ambitious teacher who pushed him to take his talent seriously. Upon completion of an intensive five-year program, thi artist was accepted at an Academy of Music in Bulgaria, where he obtained his master's degree in music pedagogy (1995). At that time, he performed in festivals, concerts, and solo recitals.

In 1995, this artist left Bulgaria for the United States to study with the renowned classical guitarist, Ernesto Bitetti, at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he earned a performer's diploma (1996) a master's degree (1999), and a doctoral degree in guitar performance (2009). In 1999, he won first prize in the Second Annual Competition in the Performance of Music from Spain and Latin America. The competition was followed by recordings and by a series of concerts throughout the United States, in New York, Dallas, Chicago and other cities.

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Country United States
City Indianapolis
State/Province Indiana
Performer Type Musical Act

8 responses to “Indianapolis Guitarist 1”

  1. Ernesto Bitetti says:

    “Rare are the occasions in which we can hear such an excellent performance by a youngster (22 years old) from a country that has no tradition in classical guitar.” – Prof. Ernesto Bitetti, Head of guitar department, IU School of Music

  2. Alan Hyde says:

    “[This artist] is best known for his technical brilliance and emotional intensity.” – Alan Hyde from the “The American Honor Society”

  3. Jay Pater says:

    “[This artist] plays with great emotion and attention to detail.” – Jay Patel

  4. Rich Reising says:

    “[This artist] has, what seems to be, a calm intensity in his playing, with much concentration and confidence.” – Rich Reising

  5. Laura Newman says:

    “The performance itself was the best part of the concert (not to take anything away from the music), because it encouraged the audience to watch, listen and feel along with the musician.” – Laura Newman

  6. Brian Donathan says:

    The finale of the Dyens’ piece was fantastic.Watching and listening to someone with a true talent is an inspiration to those who love playing the instrument. – Brian Donathan

  7. Eric Ban says:

    “His guitar playing is wonderful, but his approach to people is outstanding…Our program is successful because of the commitment and determination of dedicated people like [this artist] who see the rewards of sharing his gifts with others.” – Eric Ban

  8. Mary says:

    Yes we were quite pleased! [This guitarist] provided a beautiful soundtrack for our special evening. He was a perfect choice for our event, and we would be likely to recommend or eagerly contract him again. I would also recommend Best Entertainment, as you provided a professional and reliable musician, and a seamless evening of entertainment. – Mary K.

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