Valentin Pop

Valentin Pop graduated the Music Faculty of Oradea, specializing in musical pedagogy, and of the Gheorghe Dima Music Academy, guitar specialization. He teaches classical guitar since 2003 at the Tudor Jarda Music High School in Bistrița. In the 17 years of activity, his students have won numerous awards and distinctions at national and international competitions: Wien Gitarre Forum, Guitar Art Festival (Belgrade), Rust International Guitar Festival, Enrico Mercatali International Guitar Festival (Gorizia), Pittaluga International Guitar Competition Alesandria, Pleven Guitar Festival, Transilvania International Guitar Festival, Sinaia International Guitar Festival, Terra Siculorum International Guitar Festival, National Instrumental Interpretation Olympiad and others. In 2016 he was appointed Teacher of the Year at the Performance section within the Bistrița-Năsăud Education Gala.