Georgi Paraskov was born in Bulgaria, in the city of Haskovo. At the age of 7, he found that the music is his passion. Georgi’s first musical instrument is guitar.
His education has also been devoted to his passion – the music. Georgi attended one of the biggest and most prestigious music Academies in Plovdiv, Bulgaria – « Academy for Music, Dance and Fine Arts ».
Georgi has establishes himself as a busy and much demanded musician, who is uniquely specialising in both classical and folklore music. In 2012 he started teaching, including privately, guitar and piano lessons to people of all age groups.
In 2013 he was a part-time music teacher in « Faraday primary school » and « Boyan Maga » school for music, dance and fine arts.
Georgi plays classical guitar and is experienced in playing tambura (Bulgarian folklore instrument). He has also been singing for 12 years in a mixed classical choir (one of his hobbies is singing in the London Bulgarian Choir) and in a traditional folklore ensemble. In addition to this, Georgi composes folklore music, pop songs, and instrumental pieces for guitar, as well as he conducts choirs.
Georgi Paraskov has performed in a lot of concerts during his career. They include solo, duet guitar concerts and ensemble music.
In 2015 he decided to establish his music agency « PARASKOV ACOUSTICA ».
Iliana Ilieva is a famous Bulgarian violinist, violin teacher and conductor. She has finished her higher education in 1992 at the Plovdiv Academy of Musical Dance Art specialising in violin with Garo Baltayan and conducting with Ognyn Vasilev.
Immediately after completing her studies, she started working as a choirmaster of the Trakia Ensemble choir in the city of Yambol. Since 1995 she is appointed also as a chief artistic director of the ensemble.
In 1998 Iliana started working for several years as a soloist in the Chamber Orchestra Dianopolis – city of Yambol.
From 2003 to 2004 she taught violin lessons and chamber music in the city of Paphos Cyprus, in a school associated with the Royal School of London. From 2004 to 2008 she was employed as Head of department of Culture and Education in the municipal Adinistration – Yambol.
From July 2008 until March 2014 Iliana Ilieva worked as a conductor and chief artistic director of Chamber orchestra Dianopolis, a municipal cultural institute, which is under the financial and administrative management of Minicipality Yambol.
A self motivated individual who enjoys all aspects of work. She considers herself as friendly matured, sincere, honest and hard working. She is always willing to go that extra mile at work. She enjoys working with students of all ages and of different backgrounds. She can work very well on her own initiative.
She is comfortable with all aspects of teaching music and theory of music. She can adapt to new environments quickly.
She is Viola player in London International Orchestra and in I Maestri Orchestra and she is also Music teacher at Harris Academy Bermondsey.
• confidence and a lively personality
• patience and a good sense of humor
• the ability to get on well with students of all ages, and from different backgrounds and cultures
• the ability to adapt my communication style to suit all students
• speaks fluent English, Bulgarian and Russian
• excellent IT skills
• flexible working hours
Born in Veliko Tarnovo,Bulgaria.
At 11 years of age joined Performing Art School ‘Mladost’ in Plovdiv,Bulgaria and started
learning classical guitar and music theory.
September.2000- Continued to improve his musical education in “Saint Cyril and Saint
Metodius” University, Bulgaria.
Next year joined Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, Bulgaria. After course of four
years successfully graduated as Bachelor of Music Pedagogy specialized in classical
guitar and opera and church singing.
Started teaching music while was still student. During the years took part in many
festivals, master classes and concerts around the country.
Guitar repertoire is based on music from composers as:
• Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco
• J.S. Bach
• Mauro Giuliani
• Fernando Sor
• Francisco Tarrega
• Maximo Diego Pujol
• Leo Brouwer
and many more…
Theodore also performed choir music. He was a member of the choir of the Orthodox
Church ‘Saint Petka’, Plovdiv,Bulgaria. In 2003 the choir released a CD with Orthodox
In 2008 he joined Swindon Male Voice Choir for one year.
In 2003 Marjan Zdravkov joined the Music High School of Shtip (Macedonia) and after that in 2008 he continue in the University ”Goce Delchev”-Shtip, Faculty of Music – theory and pedagogy. After course of four
years successfully graduated as Bachelor of Music Theory and Pedagogy Degree.
Key Skills :
• Working with children 8-18 year-olds
• Learning the music notes
• Writing music notes
• Practising piano compositions
• Singing notes