Master Class of Milcho Leviev and Vicky Almazidou

 

XX Jubilee Master Class of

Milcho Leviev and Vicky Almazidou
“Masters after the Masters”

 


Prof. Milcho Leviev– jazz and classical piano, improvisation, conductor (Bulgaria/USA)
Vicky Almazidou – vocals, jazz, pop and world music (Greece)
Velislav Stoyanov, trombone, conductor Big Band

 

Audition: 30.04.2019, 1 p.m., Cultural center “Sredetz” 2А Krakra str.
Date and venue: 1-10.05.2019
Final Gala Concert: 10.05.2019, 7 p.m., Lumiere Cinema, National Plalce of Culture

 

with the special participation of: Dimitar Gorchakov – piano, Julian Janev – piano, Vasil Hajigrudev– double bass, Victoria Kirilova– double bass, Stefan Zdraveski – saxophone, Todor Bakardjiev – trumpet, Isak Benbasat –percussion

Registrations: http://sma.nbu.bg/

 

Fees:
Audition: BGN 20 (10 EUR)
Active participants: BGN 250 (125 EUR)
Students, listeners: BGN 150 (75 EUR)
Contact: Tel: +359 28110472, mstoyanov@nbu.bg 
http://sma.nbu.bg

 

  

Summer Music Academy NBU 2018 M. Leviev, V.Almazidou

 

 




Master Class of Milcho Leviev, Vicky Almazidou and Velislav Stoyanov (30.04-10.05.2019)
The auditions for all instrumentalists and singers, jazz and classical musicians (no age restrictions) will be on 30.04.2019 at 4 p.m., at Cultural center “Sredetz” 2А Krakra str. or via online submission of materials.
The audition for instrumentalists requires candidates to prepare three pieces (jazz/pop standard, classical or original compositions) in fast, medium and slow tempos.


The audition for singers requires candidates to prepare a folk/ethno song, jazz standard, and a piece of their choice.
The Gala Concert will take place on May, 10 at 7:00 p.m. at Lumiere Cinema, National Plalce of Culture, featuring the most successful participants in the Academy, with the special participation of their tutors.The young musicians receive the chance to participate in the following Master Classes:


Prof. Milcho Leviev – jazz and classical piano, improvisation, conductor (Bulgaria/USA)
R&BB
(Rhythm & Bulgarian Blues)

Velislav Stoyanov, trombone, conductor Big Band
Brass, Rhythm and Vocal - Еnsemble and Improvisations in all styles

Vicky Almazidou – vocals, jazz, pop and world music (Greece)
“The Art of Singing”
(for beginners and advanced singers and musicians)

 



“Milcho Leviev & Vicky Almazidou” Fund, New Bulgarian University
The “Milcho Leviev & Vicky Almazidou” Fund was established during the first edition of the Master class in 2009 with contributions from prof. Milcho Leviev, Vicky Almazidou and New Bulgarian University with the invaluable support of prof. Bogdan Bogdanov, the President of NBU, and Mr. George Tekev, Ph.D., CEO of NBU. Each year, at the final concert of the Master class, prof. Leviev and Vicky Almazidou traditionally award scholarships from their Fund to the most successful participants of the Academy.


In two consecutive years (2009-2010), the “Dimitar Berbatov” Foundation also provided scholarships for the participants of the Master class.


Over the years, managers of the Master class were Pavlina Velichkova and Ch. Assist. Prof. Borislav Dochev. Since 2014, the Academy has been serviced by the team of the School of Distance, Electronic and Continuing Education of NBU – Hristo Chukurliev, Maria Tumbeva, and Martin Stoyanov.


The “Milcho Leviev & Vicky Almazidou” Fund supports the development of young musicians by providing financial assistance for the purchase of instruments, necessary music materials and books. Prof. Leviev and Vicky Almazidou provide professional promotion of the best students at all levels, including participation in joint concerts, developing key professional contacts, recommendations for scholarships, and references to distinguished musical institutions. Over the years, all participants receive as a gift the book of prof. Leviev entitled Life in 33/16, the music album “The Song of the Clown” - Vladiguerov - Leviev, p

roduced with the financial support of NBU, and hundreds of albums of prof. Leviev and Vicky Almazidou.
In 2008, Thessaloniki was the host of a memorable concert of Bulgarian students from the Academy together with the Greek students from the class of Vicky Almazidou. The big musical event was organized with the financial support of New Bulgarian University, Milcho Leviev and Vicky Almazidou.


Many of today’s successful young musicians began their careers in the Master Classes of prof. Leviev and Vicky Almazidou. 


The Gala concert on 10th May 2019 will be focused on presenting the most successful participants who took part in the Master class of Milcho Leviev during the years. The event will mark the 80-th anniversary of world popular Milcho Leviev and the Jubilee of his Master class in Bulgaria.

 

 







 

 


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