The Russian-Greek percussionist Theodor Milkov holds a bachelor’s degree as well as a performer’s certificate from the Hochschule für Musik (the University for Music) in Detmold, Germany. Additionally, he holds a bachelor’s degree from the Amsterdam University of the Arts in the Netherlands as well as a master’s degree from the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, Netherlands. Milkov began his teaching career as an assistant for Peter Prommel at the University of Music in Detmold, Germany. Since then has presented masterclasses all over the world including the Colburn Conservatory of Music in the United States, Ionian University in Greece, and St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music in Russia. As a marimba soloist, Milkov has performed in concert halls and at festivals such as Concertgebouw Brugge in Belgium, Rachmaninoff Hall of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory in Russia, Oranjewoud Festival in the Netherlands, and Olympus Festival in Russia. Since 2008, Milkov has served as Assistant Timpanist in the Athens State Orchestra in Greece.