**Edward was featured recently in several magazines.
Please read one interview HERE
Praised for his musicality and effortless ability to connect with his audiences, Edward Kunchev has performed in Italy, Bulgaria, Austria, and the U.S.
After more than 15 years of performing/teaching experience, Edward most recently released his first album, "Canzone," which features some of his favorite Italian love songs. Previously, he was selected to attend the exclusive 2007 Casalmaggiore International Music Festival in Italy. In 2005, he created the role of Chang Chung in the world premier of "Genghis Khan" in Austin, Texas. His performance garnered rave reviews, and is available on CD through Salvage Vanguard Theater archives. In 2004, Edward was a Finalist in the "Young Artist Vocal Competition of El Paso, and he also received first place in the Houston NATS Adult Division.
Edward was born in Toronto, Canada to Bulgarian parents who immigrated in the early 60s to escape communist corruption. He started singing at age 5, with his father providing his earliest training.
After graduating with a B.A. in Music in 2002, Edward joined the International Vocal Studio of Dallas, where he studied under Sheila Jones Harms. His other teachers include Charlie Riecker(Met Opera), Dr. Walter Foster, and Miriam Arman, acclaimed author of "The Voice."
In 2015, Edward was invited to perform several concerts in Europe and to participate in Masterclasses that included world renowned singers like Elena Filipova and Petar Danailov. Aside from his busy schedule, he currently resides in Lewisville, TX where he provides a unique style of voice lessons to students of all ages with a progressive approach to the "bel canto" method of singing, which frees the natural voice and encompasses all genres of music.
The monk Chang Chun is by nature reserved, and Edward Philip Kunchev keeps his countenance a mask of placidity, but his expressive tenor is ripe with emotion as he pleads with Khan to turn from war...
-Austin,TX Chronicle review of "Genghis Khan"
Adding to a night filled with emotion and power is Edward Kunchev, a tenor whose voice conjures up passionate visions of early 20th century Italy and France...
-WRR Classical 101.1 FM
Tenor Edward Kunchev–who, seriously guys, bring the special lady in your life to this show, and just watch her melt when Edward opens his mouth–will be singing...
-Dallas by Default Blog
Canzone is now available for purchase.
Edward Kunchev's first album, Canzone, showcases some of his favorite Italian love songs and more.