Irina-Kalina GoudevaIrina-Kalina Goudeva

date/ place of birth: 7 June 1966; Sofia, Bulgaria

contact: Mobile + 45 21 69 13 99


1980 - 1985 National School of Music,Sofia, Bulgaria

1985 - 1990 Bulgarian State Conservatory of Music, (under the tutelage of Prof. Todor Toshev), Sofia, Bulgaria

1990 - 1993 Geneva Conservatory of Music (under the tutelage of Mr. Franco Petrachhi), Switzerland

1993 - 1997 Geneva Conservatory of Musicdegree in double bass



1985 degree in double bass, National School of Music, Sofia, Bulgaria

1990 degree in double bass and pedagogy, Graduated from the Bulgarian State Conservatory of Music, Sofia, Bulgaria

1993 - 1997 first Prize of Virtuosity/ Master degree in double basse Geneva Conservatory of Music, Switzerland, class of Mr. Franco Petrachhi Degree in double bass, Graduated from the Geneva Conservatory of Music, Switzerland



1985 1st Prize at the Bulgarian National Competition for Strings Instruments, "S. Sougarev", Kijustendil, Bulgaria 

1988 1st Prize at the International Competition on Musical Performance «S.Obretenov», Provadia, Bulgaria

1992 special Prize of the Jury at the International Competition for double bass «Giovanni Botesini », Parma, Italy



1991 - 1997 found and led classe on double bass at the State Conservatory of Music in Sion, Switzerland

2000 - 2003 teacher of double bass at the Nordjysk Musikkonservatorium, Aalborg, Denmark



1988 - 1990 solo double bass in tne "Ars Musica" chamber orchestra, Sofia, Bulgaria 

1988 - 1990 solo double bass in tne "World Youth Orchestra" under the tutelage of Charles Dutoit 

1991 - 1997 double bass player in the "Orchestre de la Suisse Romande", Geneva, Switzerland and “Orchestre de Chamber de Lausanne”

1992 - 1997 solo double bass in the "Simphonieta Chamber Orchestra", Lausanne, Switzerland

1994 - 1997 solo double bass in the "Neuchâtel chamber orchestra", Neuchâtel, Switzerland

1997 - 2001 solo double bass in the orchestra of the Royal Danish Theater in Copenhagen, Denmark

since 2003 collaboration with the Danish Radio Orchestra



since 1997 colo double bass and singer in the Interactive Art Ensemble Contemporanea, Copenhagen

1993 - 2003 collaboration with the ensemble "Contrechamps", Switzerland  

1992 - 1996 collaboration with the Baroque ensembles "415" and "Swiss  Consort" , Switzerland 

since 1993 member of the quartet "Kordepan" 

since 2001 member of the Modern Tango ensemble "Aphrodisiac", Denmark 

since 2004 collaboration with the chamber ensembles “ Danish Chamber Players “ and “Ensemble MidtVest”


AS A SOLOIST since 1985

many performances as a soloist and recitalist in Europe , Scandinavia , Latin America , Australia and USA . 



1989 with Mr. Tomas Martin, Varna  Summer Academy, Bulgaria  

1990 with Mr. Jean-Marc Rollez, Mr. Franco Petracchi, Mr. Tomas Martin, Avignon Summer Festival Academy, France  

1992 with Mr. Duncan McTier, Summer Academy, Sion, Switzerland 

1991, 1992 with Mr. Franco Petracchi, Sienna Summer Academy, Italy 

1993 with Mr. Franco Petracchi, Summer Festival Academy, Morella, Spain