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Kaval online music course for beginners

About Course

Kaval online music course for beginners. If you want to learn to play kaval – one of the most exciting music instruments in the world, then you are exactly where you need to be. This is a step by step online music course, consisting of 12 private music lessons that will teach you how to advance with the Bulgarian kaval. This online music course is prepared by one of the most successful kaval players in Bulgaria – Zhivko Vasilev. All music lessons that will teach you to play this magical woodwind instrument are filmed and designed by a professional team of video operators, editors and designers.
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Material Included in the course

  • 12 professionally filmed video online music lessons
  • Downloadable PDF materials and sheet music for kaval
  • Materials and illustrations prepared by professional designers, included in the lessons
  • Updated Fingering chart for the Kaval in D
  • Technique building exercises and tips
  • Music Theory lessons
  • Breathing exercises
  • Sound improvement exercises
  • Rhythm exercises

What I will learn?

  • How to maintain your Kaval
  • How to breathe more efficiently while playing the kaval
  • How to produce sound on the Kaval
  • How to read music and understand music theory
  • How to read and understand the Kaval Fingering Chart 
  • How to play simple melodies on the kaval


  • No required music knowledge
  • Suitable for absolute beginners and intermediate students

Course Curriculum

Beginner Bulgarian Kaval Course
Learn to play one of the most exciting instruments in the world - the Bulgarian Kaval! This is a step by step course, consisting of 12 lessons, carefully prepared by Zhivko Vasilev - a professional instructor, kaval player, composer and educator. All lessons are professionally filmed and recorded to ensure the greatest possible experience for the students. It requires no music knowledge to get started and it is suitable for absolute beginners and intermediate students.

  • 04:53
  • 07:55
  • 06:11
  • Lesson 4 – Breathing
  • Lesson 5 – Holding the Kaval
  • Lesson 6 – Basic Music Notation – Part 1
  • Lesson 7 – Basic Music Notation – Part 2
  • Lesson 8 – Range and Registers
  • Lesson 9 – Fingering Chart
  • Lesson 10 – First Tune on the Kaval
  • Lesson 11 – Second Tune on the Kaval
  • Lesson 12 – Practice, Practice, Practice

Target Audience

  • People looking for something fresh and exciting
  • People who want to learn to play kaval
  • People who want to be different
  • Adult learners who want to get to know the bulgarian kaval
  • Beginner and intermediate kaval students
  • Music students who can't access a private teacher