Vladimir Vlaev

composer, guitarist

Владимир Влаев

27.03.1980Varna – Bulgaria

Vladimir Vlaev graduated from the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts – Plovdiv (B.A. 2005) majoring in Music Education and Classical Guitar under Associate Professor Stela Miteva-Dinkova. After that he studied a programme Music editor in Media (M.A. 2006) and also Composition under Dimitar Tapkov (2009). He had a specialization Elektroacoustic and computer composition under Proff. StanisЕ‚aw Krupowicz in the Karol Lipinski Music Academy in Wroclaw (2008). Vladimir Vlaev won awards as a guitarist: third prize (2001), second prize (2002, 2003) in Academic Marin Goleminov International Festival for Classical Guitar – Kyustendil as well as a composer: second prize (2002), third prize (2003) in International Festival of Classical Guitar – Gotze Delchev. He also won the first prize for a patriotic song in Rodolyubie National Festival – Panagyurishte. Vladimir Vlaev composed works in different genres, but mainly chamber music.

He has published works in UBC editions Guitar Pieces from Young Bulgarian Composers (2008) and Piano Pieces from Young Bulgarian Composers (2009).


For orchestra:

Concerto for Electromagnetically-prepared piano, 13 strings, percussions and computer.

Chamber music:

For chamber ensembles:

Music for guitar orchestra (2003);
Sonata for flute and guitar (2003-2004);
Three Songs for soprano and piano after lyrics by Dimcho Debelyanov (2005);
Prelude and Scherzo for viola and piano (2006-2007);
Variations for brass quintette (2006);
Yin and Yang for clarinet, marimba and piano (2007);
Hommage a Piazzolla – quintette for piano, accordion, guitar, violin and double bass.

For guitar:

Assimetrico (2002);
Nostalgia (2004);
A Little Old Style Suite (2005-2006).

For piano:

Sonatina (2007);
Toccata (2008).

For clarinet:

Suite for solo clarinet (2006)

Electroacoustic music:

Water  music for tape.