Faculty Profile for Dr. Dimitar N Ninov

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Dr. Dimitar N Ninov
Lecturer — School of Music
MUS Lampasas 316
phone: (512) 245-2651

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Dimitar Ninov is a published composer and theorist as well as an invited lecturer at international, national, and regional music conferences. His original research spreads in the fields of tonal harmony and musical form. His music has been performed on all continents. Ninov is a former Chair (2009) of the National Association of Composers, USA. He holds a DMA in composition from UT Austin and master’s degrees in theory and composition from the National Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria. Web: dimitarninov.com E-Mail: dn16@txstate.edu

Teaching Interests

Tonal harmony, musical form, ear training, counterpoint, orchestration, jazz harmony, introduction to improvisation

Research Interests

Tonal harmony, musical form, ear training

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Evening Shadows, The Hunter's Song, and Much to Learn. Union of Bulgarian Composers. 2019.
  • Composer, Evening Shadows - for string orchestra. October 2019.
    Performances:
    • New Bulgarian Music. October 2019 Union of Bulgarian Composers, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • Composer, The Hunter's Song and Much to Learn - two songs. October 2019.
    Performances:
    • New Bulgarian Music Festival. October 2019 UBC, Sofia.
  • Composer, If Ever I am Lonely - song. September 2019.
    Performances:
    • Art Songs Concert. Radius Center, San Antonio.
  • Composer, Evening Shadows - for string orchestra. September 2019.
    Performances:
    • Concert of Pernik Chamber Orchestra. September 2019 Palace of Culture, Pernik, Bulgaria.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: ASCAP Plus, Financial Award. December 31, 2004 - December 31, 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: The Union of Bulgarian Composers’ Golden Statuette, Golden Statuette. June 28, 2013
  • Award / Honor Nominee: , International Music Festival “Universe Talent” with the song “White Love”. 2001
  • Award / Honor Recipient: “Verder Trio” Reading Session Contest with Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano, USC School of Music. 2000
  • Award / Honor Nominee: , National Competition “Songs of Varna”. 1997

Selected Service Activities

Editor
College Music Society-South Central Chapter
2017-Present
Member
NACUSA
2010-Present
Member
Composers’ Alliance of San Antonio
2005-Present
Member
ASCAP
2004-Present
Member
CMS
2002-Present