Angel Dobrev

Angel  Dobrev

01.01.1957 г.

Yamna, near Sofia - Bulgaria

composer, pedagogue

ANGEL DOBREV graduated from the High School of Bulgarian Folk Music in the town of Kotel in 1976 majoring in gadulka. In 1982 he graduated from the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts in Plovdiv with Musical Pedagogy. In 2000 he took part in the master class under the German composer Paul Dieter and Bojidar Spassov. During 1973-2004 he leads different gadulka schools and teaches in Bulgaria and abroad. Since 1982 he works as a musician in the Orchestra of Folk Music at the Bulgarian National Television and since 2000 as a part-time lecturer at the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. ANGEL DOBRеv is a founder, composer and leader of two groups – Folk Orchestra for authentic music and Ethnos Group for World Music. He took part in folk festivals, workshops and ethno projects in many European countries.
ANGEL DOBRеv works in different genres. He has composed more than 200 compositions and arrangements for the Bulgarian National Radio and Bulgarian National Television – some of them are published in Bulgaria as well as abroad. The Riva Sound label made CD named “Zebrovitza” and this CD includes his selected compositions from the Bulgarian National Radio Fund.