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Name: Michael Stefanov Deltchev
Skills: Administrator, Arranger, Conductor, Teacher
Phone: +45 2670 6502
Fax: +45 8634 6211
Address: Silkehalevej 6, Ebeltoft 8400, Denmark
Links: E-mail
41 year old Bulgarian, fluent in English, Russian, Danish and Bulgarian. Accomplished choir/orchestra conductor with more than 15 years of professional conducting experience and outstanding leadership, broad and unique musical and multicultural background:· teaches choral conducting, ear training, music theory,· arranges scores - SSAA; TTBB; SATB* specializes in Renaissance and Baroque music with great emphasis on style performance, textual and musical interpretation,* opens the world of choral art to every singer in a positive way that corresponds to the age and cultural interests of each individual member,· has the ability to educate young minds (age 8-18) and *fund-raiser and PR manager

Career history in Denmark 2000 to present: Artistic Director and Conductor, Tonica Harmony Wind Orchestra. Founded in 1940. 65 members orchestra, performing classical repertoire together with more entertaining music from ballets and musicals. A CD-recording is available.1999: Award-winner of the Annual Bulgarian Arts and Culture Prize 1999 to present: Artistic Director and Conductor, Caecilia Mixed Choir55 members mixed choir, performs a cappella music and larger oratorial works from different periods and styles, often co-operated with professional orchestras as Aarhus Symphony Orchestra.1998 to present: Artistic Director and Conductor, Ebeltoft Choir. 22 members mixed a capella choir. A live recording is available.1992 to present: Artistic Director and Conductor, Collegium Vocale.This 17 member mixed choir (composed of professional musicians, ages: 25-42) toured in competitions Belgium (special prize), Germany, Sweden and Japan (second prize). A live recording is available.1992 – 1999 : Artistic Director and Conductor, Denmark University – Aarhus. This 45 member male choir (ages: 19-53) toured in Great Britain, Sweden, Holland, Italy and Eastern Europe. A CD recording of "Musica Sacra" is available.1990 to present: Founder, Artistic Director and Conductor, Danish East/West Choir. This 85 member mixed choir (ages: 22-62) toured in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Germany; Artistic director and conductor of Usmifka and Sedjanka -Female Choirs, singing exclisively arrangements of Bulgarian Folk Music. CD-records for each choir are available. Career history in Bulgaria 1987-90: Artistic Director and Conductor, Orpheus Girls Choir.This 75 member girls choir (ages: 8-18) is one of the top 5 rated national girls choirs in Bulgaria. It recorded and toured in competitions Poland (special prize), France (special prize), Ireland, the Soviet Union, Finland, Hungary, Holland, Germany and won second prize in London for the BBC's, 1990 "Let the People Sing" competition. A live recording is available.1986-90: Artistic Director and Conductor, Haskovo City Chorus.This 90 member male choir (ages: 25-64) toured in the Eastern Europe.1982-86: Part time conductor while studying at the National Music Academy. Singing (Baritone) with The National State Choir and The Radio Mixed Choir.1979-82: Music Teacher and Conductor, Haskovo High School.Taught music classes and conducted its choir for this 765 member high school.

Education Master level classes with* Peter Phillips in London, England during 1994.* Prof. Frieder Bernius in Stuttgart, Germany during 1994. Conducted the World Youth Choir.* Prof. Dan-Olof Stenlund in Malmö, Sweden during 1989, 1991 and 1992 Award-winner of the Prof. Stenlund Conductor Prize.*Prof. Eric Ericson in Stockholm, Sweden 1989, 1991 and 1993. Masters of Arts in Choral Conducting, The National Music Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria. 1982-86. Studied with Prof. Vassil Arnaoudov. Bachelors of Arts in Music, with Golden Medal, The National Folk Music College, Kotel, Bulgaria. 1972-77.

Concert Programs for the Last Five Seasons Programs The following is a shortened list of concert programs for the last five seasons, performed by choirs and orchestras, conducted by Mr. Michael Deltchev: Bach J.S. MotetsBarber S. Agnus Dei; Prayers of KirkegaardBeethoven L. van Mass in C Major Brahms J. Choral Works, op.42; 62; 93a; 104 Britten B. Missa Brevis, op.63; The Ceremony of Carols Bruckner A. Motets; Mass in e-moll Buxtehude D. Missa Brevis Duruflé M. 4 Latin Motets Elgar Ed. Part Songs for SATB Fauré G. Messe Basse; Cantique de Jean Racine Gabrieli G. Motets Gade N.W. Benedictus; Amen Gallus J. Motets Haydn J. Nelson Mass Händel G. Fr. Messiah Ives Ch. Psalm 67; 150 Larsson L.-E. Missa Brevis Lasso O. di Eco!Eco!; Verbum Caro Lidholm I. Laudi; Motto Lotti A. Crucifixus a 8 voci; Missa Brevis Martin Fr. Mass for double choir Mendelssohn F. Two Motets, op.39 Morley Th. Madrigals Mortelmans L. Ave Verum Corpus Mozart W.A. Mass in C Major; Requiem; 6 Nocturnos Nørgård P. Wie ein Kind Olsson O. Jesu corona celsior Palestrina G. da Motets; Missa Brevis Passerau Il est bel et bon Penderecki Kr. Agnus Dei Poulenc Fr. Motets; Quatre petites prières de Saint Francois d'Assise (TTBB) Reger M. Drei Chöre, op.39 Scarlatti Al. Stabat Mater (10 voices)Schein H. Motets Schostakovitch Dm. 9 choral poems Schubert Fr. Works for Male & Female Choir; Mass in G. Schütz H. Motets; Sacred Concerts Tchaikowsky P. Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, op.41; Vesper Choruses, op.52 Thompson R. Alleluja Tormis V. Autumn Landscapes Arrangements of Bulgarian Folk Music for 3 to 9 voices female choir by Kr. Kjurkchiiski; F.Koutev; I.Spassov and N.Kaufmann.



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