Masterclass Bulgarian Music - Borislav Galabov

donderdag 01 juni 2023, 11:00 - 16:00 uur
Conservatorium van Amsterdam
Oosterdokskade 151
1011 DL Amsterdam

The Music in Education Department of the Conservatory of Amsterdam organizes a masterclass of traditional Bulgarian music for string and wind instruments. During the four sessions you learn improvisation technique in the Bulgarian style, playing irregular rhythms, harmonization, and scales in the traditional style and new repertoire. All sessions can be followed independently, so you can join only one session or all four of them.

When: 1st - 2nd June 2023 11:00-13:00 hrs / 14:00-16:00 hrs.
Where: Room 604

About Borislav Galabov
Borislav Galabov is a gadulka player in the Bulgarian National Ensemble “Filip Koutev’’. He composes and arranges music for his own group, Bagri, but also for singers and dancing groups. In 2011 he obtained his diploma with specialty in Gadulka at the National school for folk arts ‘’Filip Koutev’’ in Kotel. Four years later he graduated in conducting at the Conservatoire of Plovdiv. He recently completed a residency in Denmark to record his CD ‘’Ethno lab‘’. Check his Youtube channel to listen some of his music.