Angele Dimovski is Macedonia's best and most renowned kaval (shepherd's flute) player. He was born in the village of Zelenikovo in the Skopje region in 1948. Dimovski involvement with music spans four decades, and for 33 of those years he has been employed by Radio-TV Skopje as a member of their Orchestra of Traditional Folk Instruments, both as a kaval player and as Director. As such, he has recorded more than ten thousand minutes of diverse musical material.
Angele Dimovski was born into a musical family, which preserved a large number of musical instruments of the izvorno musical tradition, including the kaval, gajda (bagpipe), zurla (shawm) and tapan (large drum). The Dimovskis' musical talent has been passed down from one generation to the next for over 200 years. Mr. Dimovski also studied with the legendary kaval player Mile Kolarov, and as one of his last students he has carried the responsibility of continuing his legacy.
Mr. Dimovski has performed at festivals in Macedonia, the former Yugoslavia and other parts of Europe, where he has received the top awards and recognition. He has played for audiences all over the world, including Australia, Canada, Scandinavia and Japan.
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