Obtained PhD in Ethnomusicology

Kerkelov obtained a PhD degree in Ethnomusicology from the Art Studies Institute of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences under the scientific supervision of prof. Goritza Naidenova. His dissertation “Vocal ornamentation in Bulgarian traditional music. Notational aspects of improvisational type of musicianship.” was praised by the evaluating panel for its content and its research quality.

The dissertation’s summary could be read (in Bulgarian) here.