CV

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Vladimir Vlaev

Usselincxstraat 18,

2593 VL Den Haag

Netherlands

mobile: +31 641 580 467

e-mail: vladimirvlaev@yahoo.com

web: http://vladimirvlaev.com/

 

OCCUPATION

Composer

Performer

Sound Designer

Educator

Conductor

Teacher of the guitar

Teacher of music

Music Editor in Media

 

EDUCATION

Institute of SonologyRoyal Conservatory, Den Haag (Netherlands), 2016 – 2018 MMus

Institute of Sonology, Royal Conservatory, Den Haag (Netherlands), 2015 – 2016 One Year Course

Academy of music, dance and fine arts, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), 2005 – 2009  MA (Master of Arts) in composition awarded in 2009. Diploma with Honors

Academy of music, dance and fine arts, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), 2005 – 2006  MA (Master of Arts) in Media Music Editor awarded in 2006. Diploma with Honors

Academy of music, dance and fine arts, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), 2000 – 2005  BA (Bachelor) in Music Education. Awarded in 2005

 

SUPPLEMENTARY EDUCATION

ROC Mondriaan, Nederlandse Taal Cursus niveau A2, Den Haag (Netherland), 2016-2017

Karol Lipinski  Academy of Music, Wroclaw (Poland). Erasmus Exchange Program  Computer composition, Electroacoustic music, 2008

Lingua Mundi Language School, Plovdiv (Bulgaria). German language course, Grundstufe 2,  July 2007

Lingua Mundi Language School, Plovdiv(Bulgaria). German language course, Grundstufe 1,  May 2007

Master Classes and seminars:

Juan Carlos Alonso Lopez & Eduardo Pascual Diaz (Spain) – guitar master class, 2001

Martin Renert (Universität der Künste, Berlin) – guitar master class, 2001, 2002

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

National Culture Fund, Cultural Contacts Program “Mobility”    granted  for the world premiere of my work  “Concerto for electronically prepared keyboard, 13 strings, percussions and computer”,  May 2014

Erasmus Student Exchange Program, 1 semester in Karol Lipinski Academy of Music, Wroclaw (Poland), 2008

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teacher of the guitar at my own Private Music School “Artefact”, Den Haag (Netherlands) – 2016 – recent

Teacher of music, New Bulgarian School “Zora”, Den Haag (Netherlands) – 2016 – 2017

Teacher of the guitar, music theory and manager, Private Music School “Bekar” ,  Varna (Bulgaria),  2014 − 2015

Teacher of the guitar, National School of Arts “Dobri Hristov”, Varna (Bulgaria), 2010 – 2013

Member of the jury of the 24th and 25th edition of the “Classical guitar days” festival, Varna (Bulgaria), 2010, 2011

Teacher of the guitar, “Otec Paisiy” Center, Varna (Bulgaria), 2008 – 2010

Teacher of the guitar, Elementary School “Ivan Vazov”, Provadiya (Bulgaria), 2008 – 2009

Lecture at Academy of music, dance and fine arts, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), September 2008 – Electroacoustic music and use of the computer for its composing and performing

Teacher of music theory and acoustics, Professional Gymnasium “Hristo Botev”, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), 2007 – 2008

Teacher of the guitar in “Zahari Stoiyanov” Center, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), 2007 – 2008

 

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Conductor and manager of  the “GuitArte” Student Guitar EnsembleNational School of Arts “Dobri Hristov”, Varna, (Bulgaria), 2010 – 2013

Bulgarian National Radio, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), Music Editor, 2005 – 2006

 

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

“Friends of the Classical Guitar” association – Varna, since 2014

Union of the Bulgarian Composers, since 2009

link: http://www.ubc-bg.com/en/composer/293

 

LIST OF WORKS

Towards Singularity, for an ensemble of 8 instruments, 2018

Strange Loops, for piano & live electronics, 2017

Zeitgeist, for large orchestra, (work in progress)

Hallowed Be Thy Name, 5.1 channels, fixed media, 2016

Cell/o/Phonie, 8 channels, fixed media, 2015

Zusammen/Getrennt/Zusammen, vor wind quintet, 2015

Fusion Prelude, for guitar, 2014

Bells, for guitar quartet, 2013 (revised  2014)

Bells reflections, prerecorded sound computer composition, 2013

Concerto for electronically prepared keyboard, 13 strings, percussions and computer, 2008 – 2009

Water, 4 channels, fixed media, 2008

Toccata, for piano, 2008

Yin&Yang, trio for clarinet, marimba and piano, 2007

Prelude&Scherzo,  for viola and piano, 2006 – 2007

Sonatina, for piano, 2007

Variations for brass quintet, 2006

Suite, for solo clarinet, 2005 – 2006

Small suite in ancient style, for guitar, 2005 – 2006

Three songs, to lirycs by Dimcho Debelianov, for female voice and piano, 2005

Hommage a Piazzolla, for violin, accordion, guitar, piano and double bass, 2004

Nostalgy, for guitar, 2004

Sonata, for flute & guitar, 2003-2004

Music for guitar ensemble, 2003

Asimetrico, for guitar, 2002

 

PRIZES AND AWARDS

“New Bulgarian Music” festival, Sofia (Bulgaria), awarded for Toccata for piano, 2011

International guitar festival “Acad. Marin Goleminov”, Kyustendil (Bulgaria) , 1st Prize as conductor of  “GuitArte” Student Guitar Ensemble, 2011

Sound and Relation, New music days festival, Sofia (Bulgaria), awarded in Debuts category for Prelude & Scherzo, 2009

Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, awarded with publication of works, 2008

National Song Festival, Panagiurishte (Bulgaria),  1st Prize for writing a new song, 2007

International guitar festival “Acad. Marin Goleminov, Kyustendil (Bulgaria), 2nd Prize (2003), 2nd Prize (2002), 3th Prize (2001)

International guitar festival, Gotze Delchev (Bulgaria),

3th Prize (2003), 2nd Prize (2002)

 

RECORDINGS

Towards Singularity, for an ensemble of 8 instruments. Recording session at the Bulgarian National Radio. Ensemble Musica Nova, April 10-12th  2018

Bells  for guitar quartet. Recording at the Bulgarian National Radio. Guitar quartet – Stela Miteva-Dinkova, Cvetan Andreev, Nikolay Mihaylov, Bojan Dojchev – Sofia, February 09 – 10th 2015

Prelude & Scherzo for viola and piano. Demna Gigova – viola, Tatyana  Gigova – piano,

Sound and Relation – Sofia 2009 – New music days CD

Union of the Bulgarian Composers, Sofia (Bulgaria), November 2009

Suite for solo clarinet, Martin Tzvetkov – clarinet, Sonatina for piano, Tunjay Yildiz – piano, Yin & Yang for clarinet, marimba and piano, Nedyalko Petrov, Zornitsa Stefanova, Dimitar Nakov

Student works concert CD, Union of the Bulgarian Composers, Sofia (Bulgaria), 2007

Three songs to lirycs by Dimcho Debelianov, Stela Doykova -sopran, Maria Zagorska – Piano, Sonatina for piano, Sonia Stoykova – piano, Hommage a Piazzolla  quintet,

Concert of the composition class CD, Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), 2007

 

CONCERTS & MAJOR PERFORMANCES

Concerto for electronically prepared keyboard, 13 strings, percussions and computer, Chamber music festival” , Gabrovo (Bulgaria), September 12th, 2015

Bells for guitar quartet (final version) “New bulgarian music” festival, Sofia , October  22nd, 2014

Variations for brass quintet world premiere at the “New bulgarian music” festival, “Sofia” brass, Sofia (Bulgaria), October 6th, 2014

Concerto for electronically prepared keyboard, 13 strings, percussions and computer – world premiere as part of “Polish – German Sound Factory – music for computers and orchestra”, Sound Factory Orchestra, Wroclaw (Poland), May  2014

Water  – Forum – Festival COMPUTER MUSIC SPACE, Sofia (Bulgaria), December 2013

Bells reflections – “65 Anniversary of “Karol Lipinski” Academy of music, concert, Wroclaw (Poland), November 2013

Bells for guitar quartet (first version) –   “In memoriam of prof. Dimitar Tupkoff “, concert at the Academy of music, dance and fine arts concert hall, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), May 2013

Sonata for flute&guitar – Classical guitar days festival, Varna (Bulgaria), March 2012

Toccata –  New Bulgarian Music festival, Premiere, “Filip Koutev” concert hall, Union of the Bulgarian Composers, Sofia (Bulgaria), February 2011

Prelude & Scherzo – Sound & Relation – New music days festival, Premiere, “Filip Koutev” concert hall, Union of the Bulgarian Composers, Sofia (Bulgaria), December 2009

Water  – Karol Lipinski Academy of music, Premiere, Computer Composition Studio summer concerts, Wroclaw (Poland), June 2008

Suite, Sonatina, Yin & Yang – “Filip Koutev” concert hall, Union of the Bulgarian Composers, Sofia (Bulgaria), November 2007

Asimetrico, Nostalgy –  ass. prof. Stela Miteva – Dinkova  guitar recital, Meng Concert Hall, Cal State Fullerton,  Fullerton, CA (USA), September 2007

Concert with only own works, Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts concert hall, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), June 2007

Concert with only own works, Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts concert hall, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), May 2005

 

PUBLISHED WORKS

Pieces for piano by young bulgarian composers, published by the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), 2008

Pieces for Guitar, edited by ass. prof. Stela Miteva-Dinkova

ISBN: 978-954-8824-78-1, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), 2008

link:  http://marvil-books.com/kitara2/

 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Extensive background in music, in particularly in composition, performance, teaching and conducting.

Much experience in  working with music software (Finale, Sibelius, Cubase, Logic Pro, Max/MSP, Ableton Live)

Much experience in teaching music.

Much experience in radio music editing.

Knowledge of Bulgarian, English, Polish, German and Russian languages.

 

REFERENCES

Available upon request.