Date of Birth: February 14, 2002
School: Royal Conservatory in Birmingham, UK
Teacher: Pascal Nemirovski
Mario Bobotsov was born on 14th February, 2002 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is studying for a bachelor's degree in piano
at Royal Conservatory in Birmingham, UK with a full scholarship for the entire academic
period in the class of Professor Pascal Nemirovski.
Mario Bobotsov has graduated from the National School of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria
where he started his piano education at the age of six in the class of Milka Miteva.
The Royal Conservatory in Birmingham awarded Mario Bobotsov with Denis Matthews Memorial Trust
Mario Bobotsov is an 8-time winner of the “Lydia Kuteva”Memorial Scholarship, established
by Professor Pavlina Dokovska, USA and a laureate of the Yordan Kamdzhalov Foundation,
Bulgaria for 2020.
In 2020, he won a full scholarship from the American Foundation for Bulgaria in the
name of Professor Pavlina Dokovska and from the International Keyboard Institute and
Festival Manhattan, New York.
Mario Bobotsovis a laureate of many National and International Piano Competitions:
- First Prize of the IV International Music Performance Competition “Music Prospect”,
- First Prize of the 9th International competition JSFest 2021 Instrumental Music Competition
- First Prize of Millersville Keyboard Division Piano Competition, Pennsylvania, USA,
- Third Prize of Lancaster International Piano Festival, USA, 2020
- First Prize of Classic Music Online Competition Perusia Harmonica, Perugia, Italy,
- First Prize of ХХІІІ International Competition „Hopes, Talents, Masters” –2019, Dobrich,
- Special 1st Prize at the 29thFLAME Competition2018, Paris, France
- 1stPrize and “Premio Virtuoso” at the Second International Competition “Sante Centurione“
- 3rd Prize in the 48th International Competition “VIRTUOSI PER MUSICA DI PIANOFORTE“2015,Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
- 3rd Prize at the 5th National Piano Competition “Mila Mihaylova”2016,Varna, Bulgaria
- 3rd Prize at the 20th International Competition “Hopes, talents, masters” 2016, Dobrich,
- 3rd Prize at International Competition “New Pianists” 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
- 1st Prize at International Competition “Young Pianists” 2012, Vranja, Serbia 1stPrize
at International Competition “Young pianists from Europe” 2012, Gevgelija, Macedonia
Mario Bobotsovhas completed master classes in piano with Professor Pascal Nemirovski
(UK), Professor Fali Pavri, Professor Milena Mollova (Bulgaria), Professor Katarzyna Popowa-Zydron (Poland), Professor Giuliano Mazzoccante(Italy), Professor Victor Chuchkov (Bulgaria), Professor Pavlina Dokovska (USA), Professor Ivo Kalchev
(USA), Professor Bozhidar Noev (Austria), Professor Adrian Oetiker (Germany), and
Professor Massimo Gon (Italy).