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Avguste Antonov

Born in 1978 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Avguste Antonov began studying piano at the age of 5. In 1989, Avguste joined his mother and stepfather in France where he studied at the prestigious private school Ecole Normale de Paris(1989-1990) and at the Conservatoire Nationale de Region de Bordeaux(1990-1999). His teachers in France include Professor Alain Motard and Professor Herve N'Kaoua.

Following his stay in Bordeaux, Avguste Antonov followed his parents to the United States. Avguste has studied at the University of Missouri-Kansas City(1999-2000) under the guidance of Professor Robert Weirich and Professor Stanislav Ioudenitch (2001 co-winner of the Van Cliburn Piano Competition). Then Avguste joined the University of Kansas(2000-2005) where he studied under Professor Jack Winerock and in May 2005, Avguste obtained the Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Kansas. Following a sabbatical period of one year, Avguste Antonov moved to Texas, where he attended the prestigious Texas Christian University under the direction of Professor Tamas Ungar. Avguste Antonov is currently preparing for the Master's degree orals,last item required for official graduation.

Avguste Antonov has performed extensively with the University of Kansas Wind Ensemble, University of Kansas Symphony and Symphonic Choir and the Texas Christian University Wind Symphony. Performance venues include the Music Education National Convention with the University of Kansas Wind Ensemble and the College Band Directors National Association with the Texas Christian University Wind Symphony.

As soloist, Avguste has performed Liszt 2nd Piano Concerto with the University of Kansas Symphony, the Schumann Piano Concerto with the Kansas City Medical Arts Symphony and Messiaen's "Colors of the Celestial City" with the University of Kansas Wind Ensemble. He has also performed recitals in Bordeaux(France),Kansas,Iowa,Missouri.

In addition to classical performances,Avguste Antonov is a dedicated performer of 20th and 21st century music. Avguste Antonov has worked with composers such as Carter Pann,John Mackey, Raina Murnak and many others.

Avguste Antonov has been featured in recordings for MusicForLearning(solo) and Naxos(with the University of Kansas Wind Ensemble) and his performances can also be heard on the web thanks to Beemp3.com and other digital music websites.

Avguste Antonov is a lifetime member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars,member of the College Music Society and the Rachmaninoff Society. He is also a featured pianist for the Piano Society(http://www.pianosociety.com)

Currently, Avguste Antonov is a full time piano instructor at The Master's Touch School of Music in Grapevine,TX.


For more information about Avguste Antonov, please visit his official website at http://www.avgusteantonov.com


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Avguste Antonov - Piano Recital, 2004

1. Bach, Prelude and Fugue #2, Book 2 of "The Well Tempered Clavier"
2. Beethoven, Piano Sonata op.27 #1
3. Francois Rosse, "Handgelobnis"
4. Rachmaninoff, Piano Sonata #2 op.36 (1931 version)
5. Carter Pann, "The Bills" (Kansas Premiere)

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Avguste Antonov - Piano Recital, 2007

1. Haydn,Sonata in B-flat major, Hob 16/2
2. Liszt,Ballad #2 in B minor
3. Carter Pann, "Fantasy-Inventions"
4. Gershwin, Piano Concerto

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Avguste Antonov Presents American music Volume 1

1. American Nocturne – Dana Suesse
2. Le Mystere D'Attraction,mov 1 – Raina Murnak
3. Le Mystere D'Attraction,mov 2 – Raina Murnak
4. Le Mystere D'Attraction,mov 3 – Raina Murnak
5. Ballad – Matthew Lewis
6. Fantasy-Suite-Matthew Lewis






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Recordings
Bach - Well-Tempered Clavier 
Bolcom - Rags 
Gershwin - Piano Concerto 
Haydn - Sonatas 
Hindemith - Sonatas 
Lewis - Ballade 
Liszt - Ballades 
Messiaen - Couleurs de la Cité céleste 
Meyn - Piano Suite 
Murnak - Le Mystere d’Attraction 
Pann - Fantasy Inventions 
Pann - The Bills 
Suesse - American Nocturne 
Tucker - In the Twilight 
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