Boris Boudinov

Boris was born in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1995. From a young age, his parents saw his musical capabilities and he started piano lessons at the age of 4. After his education at the National Music School "Lubomir Pipkov" began, he started to play percussion at the age of 10, taught by Radosvet Kukudov. By the time he was in school, Boris participated in many TV and radio broadcasting programs, concerts and various projects with chamber music ensembles and the Sofia Youth Philharmonic. He is also member of the Bulgarian National Youth Orchestra "Pioneer" since 2010, which was part of the Balkan Youth Orchestra in 2014 and 2015.

After finishing school he entered the National Music Academy "prof. Pancho Vladigerov" in Sofia for his bachelor degree. He is currently finishing his studies in Prins Claus Conservatory - Groningen, in the Netherlands as an Erasmus student.

Being part of Sistema Europe Youth Orchestra in 2015, he performed side by side with musicians from the Youth Orchestra of Caracas - Venezuela in Teatro alla Scala. The next year Boris was timpanist of the European Music Campus Orchestra and later on performed with the EUYO Brass and Percussion ensemble in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

In 2017 he joined the EUYO for the Spirit of the North tour.

Boris's professional experience began when he was 16 years old. He is regular guest in the Symphony Orchestra of the Bulgarian National Radio, Sofia Philharmonic, National Opera and Ballet, Camerata Orphica and more. In 2016 he got temporary job as a timpanist in the National Music Theater and also performed with Philharmonie der Nationen.