Oliver Nastovski

OneBeat 2018 Fellow

Kaval Player, Tambura Player

Skopje, Macedonia

Oliver Nastovski is a traditional tambura and kaval player based in Skopje. Currently studying Ethnochoreology at Goce Delchev University, Oliver is dedicated to sharing Macedonian folk music and dance with audiences worldwide. He is an acclaimed soloist and has collaborated with several influential groups, including renowned national ensemble Tanec and prestigious Macedonian National Radio Traditional Music Orchestra. “I want to show that music and dance are universal language of all peoples, and that they help unite us and overcome our differences,” says Oliver who has also worked with elderly communities to preserve traditional arts.