Tsvetan started playing guitar at the age of 12 in his hometown of Byala Slatina. In 2012 he was accepted to study at the National Music School “Lyubomir Pipkov” in Sofia. He graduated with a degree in classical guitar in the class of Tsvetelina Breshkova. During his studies he won numerous awards from a number of competitions such as:
1st prize at the International Classical Guitar Competition, Acad. Marin Goleminov “Kyustendil with the ensemble” Guitars and Harps “2017
II prize at the “Seventh Classical Guitar Competition” Sofia 2014
II prize of “Masters of Classical Guitar” Gotse Delchev 2014
II prize at the Naissus Guitar Festival in Nis, Serbia 2014
Special Award at the Eduard Pamfil International Classical Guitar Festival, Bucharest, Romania 2013
II prize of the International Classical Guitar Competition, Acad. Marin Goleminov “Kyustendil 2013
II prize at the International Festival of Classical Guitar “Gotse Delchev 2013”
III prize of the International Classical Guitar Competition, Acad. Marin Goleminov ‘‘ Kyustendil 2012
In 2017 he was admitted to the National Academy of Music, Prof. Pancho Vladigerov “with a degree in pop and jazz guitar in the class of Prof. Tsvetan Nedyalkov and is currently studying for a master’s degree in the same field.
Last year, 2021, he won second prize at the Pleven guitar festival in the electric guitar category.
He has performed with various ensembles and orchestras such as the State Musical Theater, Burgas Symphony, NMA Big Band, “Celentanissimo” on various stages in Bulgaria. Some of which are: “International Jazz Fest Bansko”, “DJ Retro fest” , Sofia Live Club, Bar “Friday”, “Lumiere” and many others. He is currently part of the band Funkilicious and guitarist in the band Jeko [V], where he works on creating and arranging new original music.
Tsvetan also teaches guitar at the Zig-Zag music school.