Mission

Music for Bulgaria is a non-profit organization. Our mission is to grow the culture for music by making music education more accessible and providing artists with innovative career opportunities.

Through our projects and values we are helping people grow both as musicians and as individuals. Music develops numerious valuable skills such as creativity, self-awareness, discipline, communication, critical thinking and many others. We are giving our all to share this opportunity for personal growth with as many people as possible.

History

Rockschool

RockSchool is a community uniting all people who want to learn music and develop as artists. We offer innovative educational methods through online lessons, mentorship, scholarships, workshops, and on-stage experience. We also provide free education for people with disabilities or people coming from a vulnerable environment. 

We teach drums, guitar, keyboard, singing, bass, heavy vocals, violin, flute, saxophone, accordion, bagpipe, audio production, composition, songwriting and more.

Music lessons 133 000+
Free lessons for people from vulnerable environment 6 150+
Concerts 430+

The Stage

The Stage is venue hall where we organize unique music themed parties during which children are introduced to music through learning games.

At The Stage we also host workshops, rehearsals, small concerts and other educational or artistic events. We rent out the venue for free for charity events and experimental projects we want to support.

Rehearsals 11 700+
Musical birthdays 1 100+
Events and workshops 200+

Urban House Studio

Urban House Studio welcomes artists in a homelike atmosphere and provides professional audio recording and production.

Our studio is the first to provide scholarships for recording and music production of talented musicians and bands.

We also produce audio materials for radio and television - movie soundtracks, ads, multilingual dubbing, jingles, voice-overs, audiobooks and others.

Produced artists 180+
Scholarships for sound recording 70+
Productions 260+

Advantages

Music for Bulgaria Foundation Other Music Centers
Free scholarships for talented students
Complete cycle of opportunities - lessons, rehearsal, participation, recording, production
Free lessons for people from vulnerable environment
Scholarships for free audio production
Paid gig opportunities
Free production of music videos
Publicity on social channel with 50 000+ audience
Opportunities for on-stage experience
Discount cards for dozens of partners
Audio production lessons
Strong networking opportunities
Access to music workshops and lectures
Songwriting lessons
Access to a concert venue
Online lessons

Social projects

  • See Through Music
    The project created an adapted music educational program for children and youths with impaired vision
  • RockSchool Education Scholarship
    Until now the project has provided more than 40 students with full educational scholarships lasting 6 months, including 48 lessons and over 90 hours of rehearsals
  • A Song Away
    The project transformed the city parks of Sofia into artistic spaces by organizing a number of free acoustic concerts and musical workshops on the premises
  • Audio Production Scholarship
    The project provides talented artists with the opportunity to record and produce their music for free in a professional recording studio. 15 bands and artists participated in the first edition of the program
  • Music Revolution
    The project provided free audio production for the singles of 18 talented Bulgarian artists and publication of the songs on the double-sided CD compilation - Music Revolution
  • The Music and Me
    The project provided children from a vulnerable environment with free music lessons through workshops carried out at key city locations
  • The Art of Being a Musician
    The project provided 10 lectures for advanced musicians on key topics including copyright, publishing, promotion, branding, musical industry roles, soundcheck and more.

Support us

Help young artists record their original music in a professional studio!

Since January we’ve started a crowdfunding campaign for the audio production scholarship of talented bands & artists. The goal is to reach 10 000 BGN, so we can provide at least 10 scholarships!

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Team

  • Melina Founder & CEO

    Melina is the founder of Music for Bulgaria Foundation. She provides direction for growth and is actively involved in all operational processes. She is the lead guitar player of Grimaze and founder of the fastest growing platform for musicians - Drooble

  • Boyan General Manager

    Boyan is responsible for project management, sponsorships, improvement of operational processes and others. He also plays the guitar

  • Mariya Community Manager

    Maria is the link between teachers, students and team. She also runs our volunteer program and takes care of the organization of all of our events. Maria is a singer as well

  • Ivan Booking Manager

    Ivan was firstly a volunteer but not long after he joined our team. He is actively involved in the schedule management. Also plays the guitar

  • Ivaylo Designer

    Visual problem solver, turning elements into pieces of art. Working with an endless flow of creative energy. Loves mountains and photography

  • Yordan Booking Manager

    Dancho came to RockSchool as a student and then became part of our team. He works on the schedule management and teaches guitar during birthday parties and workshops. He gigs regularly with his two bands

  • Philip Booking Manager

    Philip is the person who manages the schedule and takes care of all daily operational processes. He plays in two bands - Grimaze and Time Jugglers. He also teaches bass at RockSchool

  • Nedy Sound Engineer

    Nedy takes care of audio recording and production at Urban House Studio. Nedy is the drummer of Grimaze. When he was 14 he joined Rockschool as our first volunteer and he’s been a part of our team ever since

  • Bobby Software Architect

    The one manifesting ideas into reality with absolute excellence. Always keeping the team’s spirit up with groovy music and disco from the 90’s. Plays ukulele and sings