Georgi DOBREV

Kaval

Age: 24 years old

Country: Bulgaria

Georgi Dobrev was born in 1994 in the town of Plovdiv(Bulgaria).At the age of seven,he started playing the kaval(a traditional Bulgarian folk instrument).

He studied twelve years at music school in Plovdiv. In 2013 he was accepted to study at the The Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts in Plovdiv. During his student years, he performed as a soloist in the academy’s folk concert orchestra, as well as with many other groups.He graduated in 2017 and now he works in the Academic folk ansamble, also works as a kaval teacher in a school .Georgi Dobrev has won several first prizes from national competitions.

He plays with a wide range of groups and performs concerts in Bulgaria and other countries.

Photo credit: HD Galaxy