Biography

Deniza Popova sings what she explores!

In Berlin, she studied singing, musicology, ethnomusicology, and Bulgarian philology. For her Ph.D., she investigated the “Authenticity, Mediality and Identity of Authentic Bulgarian Music”. 

Practicing old musical traditions, she sings at services in the Bulgarian church and since 2004 with the traditional Ensemble Polynushka and with the avant-garde Ensemble Extrakte for creative music research since 2013. 

She is committed to social contexts by creating new unifying musical situations. 

In a combination of academic and artistic work, she teaches at universities, colleges, and music education in Germany and Bulgaria.