Dr. Boyan Bonev has joined the faculty of Thomas County Schools and will lead the formation of the string orchestra program with classes held during both the school day and after school.
Bonev holds a Doctor of Music degree in String Performance from Florida State University, a Master of Music Degree in String Performance from Florida State University, and a Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance and Chamber Music from the National Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Bonev has taught at the University of West Florida, Pensacola State College, Albany State University, and Leon High School. He also directs the South Georgia Ballet Orchestra and the Seaside Chamber Players. He has served as the featured conductor for both the South Georgia Ballet Orchestra and the University of West Florida Orchestra.