Unter dem Label SCHLAGWERK WIEN! veranstaltet die MUK seit vielen Jahren Symposien, Konzerte und Masterclasses. Das Line-Up der aktuellen Ausgabe versammelt mit Casey Cangelosi, Pius Cheung, Eriko Daimo, Edoardo Giachinto, Friederike v. Krosigk und Theodor Milkov sechs Stars der internationalen Perkussionszene hier bei uns in Wien – COVID-19-bedingt natürlich online in unserem virtuellen MUK-Lehrsaal.
The Russian-Greek percussionist Theodor Milkov is one of the most innovative marimba players. Well known for his „pianistic“ approach, revolutionary ideas and technical abilities, bringing the marimba to a new level of performance. Milkov's repertoire includes music written for harpsichord, piano, from baroque to romantic epoch as well as contemporary music.
Through collaboration with the composer Ruud Wiener, Milkov has created new Marimba repertoire, as well as an educational series of Marimba études under the title Fluent Movements for Marimba.
Milkov’s ability to perform classical repertoire on Marimba, have opened him doors to prestigious festivals such as Sofia Music Weeks — Bulgaria , Oranjewoud Festival — The Netherlands , Bach Academy Brugge — Belgium.
Theodor Milkov has been giving masterclasses in musical institutions all over the world, such as HfM Muenster (Germany), Colburn School of Music Los Angeles (USA), Northwestern University (USA), Conservatorium van Amsterdam (the Netherlands), Conservatoire Saint-Maur-des-Fossés (France), Salerno Conservatory (Italy) and Taiwan, to name a few.
Milkov holds a Bachelor of Music from Detmold Musikhochschule (Germany) and Conservatorium Amsterdam ( The Netherlands). Masters of Music from Royal Conservatoire Den Haag (The Netherlands)and Konzertexamen from Detmold Musikhochschule (Germany).
In 2017, Theodor Milkov held his first International Marimba Summer Camp, a training course based his method Fluent Movements for Marimba.
MIMSC became quickly one of the most interesting and successful annual events, attracting participants from all over the world — USA, Japan, Taiwan,Zimbabwe, Poland, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Finland, China, Latvia and Hungary.
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