Atanas Marinov

is born in 1989 in Sofia, Bulgaria, to a family with musical roots. Atanas began and fulfilled his musical studies in his hometown, before moving to Switzerland, where he completed two Master Degrees, one at the Haute Ecole de Musique Lausanne and the other one at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste. He is a laureate of several competitions, such as Austrian Soloist – Vienna, Grande Prize Virtuoso – London, International Wind Competition – Riddes Switzerland ,Young Virtuosos, Music and the Earth, Switzerland among many other, and has participated in festivals such as Verbier Festival, Cully Classique, Forum Wallis, Sofia Music Weeks, Eurochestries to mention a few. His great musicianship has brought him on stages like The Royal Albert Hall, Smetana Hall, Tonhalle Zürich, Bulgaria Hall, La Metropole, Lotte Concert Hall, Daejeon Concert Hall and many more. As a professional orchestral musician, he began his career in the orchestra of the National Opera of Sofia before the Academy Symphony Orchestra, the Genesis Orchestra and the Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra having the honor of having him in their orchestra. In the Genesis Orchestra as well as in Daejeon, South Korea, Atanas has held the position of principal clarinet. Masterclasses where he participated include names such as Dmitry Rasul Kareyev, Karl Leister, Milan Rericha, Fabio Di Casola, Romain Gyout, Gabor Varga, Harri Mäki. Atanas Is also signed a contract with the prestigious Music Agency “Acasalive” in Switzerland.