Gergana Torodova Marinova
Originally from Bulgaria, Maestra Gergana Torodova Marinova began study of the Bass Viol at nine years of age. In her native city of Burgos, she received a Bachelor\\\'s Degree in Contrabass and Chamber Music Performance. She then went to study in Sofía with famed contrabass professor Todor Toshev at the National Conservatory of Music and obtained her Master\\\'s Degree.
Before having terminated her studies she was already performing as a member of the New Symphony Orchestra of Sofía and in various chamber music groups.
Since 1995, she has traveled with her husband Ananí Donev. The couple has performed with various orchestras in the Czech Republic, Portugal, Singapore and Malaysia. In 2008, Gergana Marinova arrived in Guadalajara, where she ow lives and performs as co-principal Contrabass in the Filarmónica de Jalisco.