Angel Valchinov

Angel Valchinov

Strings Department Chair

Violin

Dr. Angel Valchinov is a teacher, soloist, concertmaster, and chamber musician. Currently performing with orchestras in the U.S. and Europe, Dr. Valchinov is a soloist with a wide ranging repertoire. An avid recitalist and chamber musician, some of his recent performance highlights include performance of H. W. Ernst's Six Polyphonic Etudes, and a concert with the Turtle Island Quartet in Boston's Jordan Hall. He is currently concertmaster of several orchestras in the Boston area, including Boston Chamber Orchestra and the Claflin Hill Symphony. Mr. Valchinov teaches at Illinois Chamber Music Festival and Youth & Muse Music Festival throughout the summer. He is also String Faculty at Northern Essex Community College, and has a growing private teaching studio.  Bulgarian television has made a documentary about him and he has been featured on a number of television stations across the U.S. A third generation musician, Dr. Valchinov regularly performs with his family and his wife, violist and pianist Dr. Chen Lin.

Angel believes in revealing the highest potential in each student. Building each one to be a self-sufficient musician and a human being is his daily goal.