Vania Angelova 

Vania Angelova
Pianist, composer, conductor,
Doctor in composition

Vania Angelova obtained a Doctorate in Composition at the University of Montreal. She also graduated with a master’s degree in piano with the renowned professor Regina Horowitz, sister of the great Russian pianist Vladimir Horowitz. Vania has as well a master’s in Composition with prof. Igor Kovach, and also in Choir and Symphonic Conducting with prof. Alekseev, in ex-USSR.

Vania Angelova was rewarded with a Medal and an Honorary Certificate from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria for her contribution to the development of the Bulgarian and European cultures and their propagation in Europe and Canada, 2006. Member of CQM (Conseil Québécois de la musique), Canada, Member of CMC (Canadian Music Centre), Canada. Member of SOCAN, Canada. She is an honorary member of the jury of the International Festivals of choirs and of the International Festival «Music and Cinema» in Europe, professor of composition, piano and singing in internationals master classes, winner of national and international competitions in Europe.

As a pianist and a composer: Concerts in Holland, Austria, Ukraine, Italy, Germany, Russia, Bulgaria and Canada; Radio and TV concerts; many records and video clips of her compositions. Dr. Angelova's composition repertoire includes: Music for Symphonic and Chamber Orchestras, Chamber music for solo instruments, 2 Oratorios, a Symphonic Poem, Suites for Symphonic and Chamber Orchestras, Suite of Pagan Dances for Symphony and for Chamber Orchestras, works of ancient and modern Christian music for mixed and children’s Choirs (a capella and with orchestra), etc. She has composed music for seven movies. She is the founder and Artistic Director of the CMC Choir “Vania Angelova”, Quebec, Montreal.

Nominated from ABI (American Biographical Institute) for the edition of " Great Women of the 21 Century", 2004. ANGELOVA, Vania in the Encyclopedia “Who is who in Bulgaria”, edition "Trud", Bulgaria, 1998. ANGELOVA, Vania in the Encyclopedia “Who is who in Bulgarian Culture”, edition "Trud", Bulgaria, 1998.

ANGELOVA VANIA, “The Bulgarian Composers in foreign countries”, edition " Dobrev ", Sofia / Bulgaria, 2006. Her compositions were interpreted by the Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine, Chapella National of Bulgaria, Chamber orchestras and choirs in Europe and Canada. In Quebec, it is the Symphony orchestra of the University of Montreal, the choir of the University of Montreal, the Chamber orchestra “I Musici de Montreal”, the Chamber orchestra “Sinfonia Toronto”, “McGill Chamber Orchestra”, “Trio-con Brio”, “Vania Angelova’s Quartet and Quintet”, “Angel voices” Choir, and many Choirs and Orchestras who interpreted her works. Angelova is the director of musical programming, author, and animator for RTVC – the first Russian television channel in Canada. She presents Russian medias in many international competitions and events.

Dr. Vania Angelova's spiritual music was used to honor the funeral of the well known great Bulgarian fortune teller Vanga during the telefilm of the National TV Bulgaria (Centre Blagoevgrad). She gives plenty of volunteer concerts to collect funds for the Foundations for the research of missing children in Bulgaria and Canada, for the opening of the Bulgarian Church in Montreal, for medical treatments to children affected by cancer, as well as charity concerts in homes of the elderly, in orphanages and humanitarian organizations for handicapped people in Europe and Canada.