He graduated in the field of sound engineering and psychology as a second major in the New Bulgarian University. His guitar teacher for a while is Professor Panayot Panayotov, but Valeri Gradinarsky is the greatest contributor to his personal guitar development during these years.
In 2002, he founded the band ITSI and released: one single and 3 studio albums:
- "This is not," 2004
- "The Diary of a Psycho", 2007
- "Last Days", 2012
- "Engur", 2014
From 2013 until 2014 he became part of the band of his old friend Peter Bratanov (Pepinio) - K.O.R.A.
Bands he currently likes: Decapitated, Meshuggah, Gojira, The Black Dahlia Murder, Job for a
cowboy, Animals as leaders, Periphery.
Inspirations: Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Slayer, Morbid Angel, Meshugah
Favorite Composers: Eric Sati, Claude Debussy, Morris Ravel, Gabriel Fore
Favorite artists: Vasily Kandinsky, Remedios Varro.
How long have you been involved in music and how did you decide to start?
From a child. I didn't solve it, she found me and we've been inseparable ever since.
Which song do you remember most vividly from your childhood?
Arise - Sepultura
Who are the artists you have listened to and played the most?
Steve Vai, Slayer, Morbid Angel.
In which musical style are you most advanced?
Technical death metal, experimental metal.
What does music give you?
Life, joy, sadness.
Why did you decide to start teaching music?
For the last 4 years, this thought has been constantly present in my mind. I felt that sooner or later this would happen. In the case of Rockschool, it became a joke. "Let's try? Why not ... come on, come on ... write, write lessons ..."
What is the most important thing to learn in music?
The most important thing to learn in music is to understand what he himself wants from music and what he is ready to give it.
What is RockSchool for you?
A cultural center, a turning point in many respects.
Which music is valuable to you?
Constant over the centuries, intuitive, supported by knowledge, natural.
What's the most extravagant thing you've heard lately?
I can't say such a thing, maybe because I haven't come across it recently. In recent years, there have been thousands of attempts at extravagance in music, but everything is blurred somewhere between business, consumption, fame. This by no means means that we do not have the genius authors of our time. I think that music is on the threshold of something radically different and new, such as feeling, understanding, emotion, sensibility.
Do you have a dream related to music?
I live in a dream and it is my reality, with all the positive and negative moments. Everything is like a wave - up, down, up again ...