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The Russian-Greek percussionist Theodor Milkov is one of the most innovative marimba  players , whose repertoire includes contemporary music, as  well as music written for harpsichord and piano from baroque to classical epoch.

 W.A.Mozart in St. Petersbourg

W.A.Mozart in St. Petersbourg

 

His revolutionary ideas and technical abilities have brought the marimba to a new level of performance, thus allowing Theodor to attend lessons by the famous harpsichord player Jacques Ogg, and Maestro Ton Koopman during his studies at the Royal Conservatorium Den Haag -  Netherlands.

 
 Educational books by Ruud Wiener

Educational books by Ruud Wiener

 excert from " Passacaglia "

excert from " Passacaglia "

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 ...I think I was 7

...I think I was 7

 

In the past years Theodor has been collaborating with Ruud Wiener , creating contemporary Marimba  repertoire as well as educational series of Marimba etudes known as " Fluent Movements for Marimba"  project.  This collaboration led Theodor to create   Video Marimba Tutorials

In 2016 Theodor made a comission to Raymond Helble . The result was an amazing 14 minutes long pieces " Passacaglia "

 

Theodor Milkov has  been giving master classes all over the world in places like:  HfM Muenster-Germany, Colburn School of Music Los Angeles- USA, Northwestern University  - USA , Conservatorium Van Amsterdam - Netherlands, Ionian University in Corfu-Greece , Taiwan , Salerno Conservatory – Italy, Taiwan , France, Italy

 
 

Theodor Milkov began his percussion stydies at the age of 7, in Municipal Conservatory of Patras – Greece, under his father Maxim Mankovski .  Later  on , during the period 2002-2009 Theodor continued  his studies in HfM Detmold , Royal Conservatorium Den Haag and Conservatorum Van Amsterdam under Prof. Peter Prommel, Hans Zanderoep, Fedor Teunisse, Luuk Nagdegaal , Nick Woud, Gustavo Gimmeno, where he held BM, MM and Konzertexamen

 
 

in 2017 , Theodor held his first Summer Camp wich was sold out and became annual event , and one of the most interesting and succesfull marimba camps

 

in 2018 Theodor released his Philip Glass Tribute Album