Chronology of earlier activities
Sofija Dodig the recipient of a scholarship in Josip Slovenski LegacyThe Foundation Dobar glas has given a prestigious scholarship to Sofija Dodig who held a concert on April 27 th , 2023, at the legacy venue of Josip Slovenski enchaced by Natalija Mladenovic, the pianist. Together they presented the program that showcased the timeless masterpieces of Bach, Mozart, Jeftich, Paganini and Sibelius.
Josip Slovenski Legacy soloistSlaven Balać, the Dobar Glas foundation clarinet soloist, held a concert on April 18 th , 2023, In Josip Slovenski Legacy. Joined by Daniel Donđević, the guitarist, they delivered enchanting melodies. This performance marked the beginning of an exciting collaboration between the Dobar Glas foundation and Josip Slovenski Legacy aimed at providing a platform for young talents to showcase their exceptional skills and creativity to the discerning audience of Belgrade.
Competition for the young flute playersThe competition for young and gifted flute players which took place from January to February of this year. The Dobar Glas Foundation awarded Iva Vujanić with the DiZhao flute known for its exquisite tonal qualities, and the silver head of the Faulisi Paris flute to Marija Obradović.
The New year presents for the participants of the musical talent school from ĆuprijaParticipants of the Dobar Glas Foundation have traditionally participated in the New year recital performed by students from the school for musical talents in Ćuprija. The foundation kindly served the participants with gifts as a gesture of recognition and encouragement fostering a sense of mutual appreciation between the Foundation and asiring musicians from Ćuprija.
The New Year’s concert at the Belgrade PhilharmonicThe New year’s concert presented by the talented scholarship holders of the Dobar Glas Foundation took place on December 25 th in the hall of The Belgrade Philharmonic. On this occasion, the scholarship of the Dobar Glas Foundation was ceremonially presented. The winners of the scholarship for the 2022 are pianist Bogdan Dugalić, double bassist Strahinja Mitrović and harpist Irina Pejoska. Slaven Balać, Sofija Dodik, Irina Pejoska,Strahinja Mitrović and Bogdan Dugalić all performed at the concert.
Concert in the Assembly of the city of BelgradeOn may 24 th of 2022, the Dobar Glas Foundation organized a concert which took place in the Assembly of the city of Belgrade. This event featured an ensemble of talented cello students from the Faculty of Music, under the guidance of the renowed doctor of arts, Dragan Đorđević. This event was filled with captivating performances by an array of exceptional young cellists - Aja Timitić, Jelisaveta Čačić, Pavle Rakočević, Ivan Stjepan Marinić, Željko Tamburić and Damjan Stanković. On this occasion, the Viva Cello ensemble, consisting of seven young cellists led by Professor Đorđević, performed for the first time.
New Years presents for the students of School for Music Talents in ĆuprijaOn Decembar 29th, 2021 members of “Dobar glas” foundation visited the New Year concert of the students of School for Music talents. They brought presents for the students and continued the tradition of New Year giving.
The New Year concertThe New Year concert of “Dobar Glas” foundation scholarship holders was held on December 20th, 2021 at Belgrade Town Hall. Clarinetist Slaven Balać performed at the concert. Violinist Uroš Adamović and pianist Sergej Čavić were guests at the concert.
The concert of young cellistsOn December 18th, 2021. “Dobar glas” foundation organized a concert of young cellists, students of prof. Dragan Đorđević, DMA, from the Faculty of Music. Aja Timotić, Jelisaveta Čačić, Pavle Rakočević, Ivan Stjepan Marinić, Ognjen Drašković and Damjan Stanković performed at the concert. Kristina Antić, a cello student of prof. Nevena Busarac, from School for music talents was a guest at the concert.
Concert in LAG galleryThe concert of “Dobar glas” foundation scholarship holders was held in LAG gallery on November 20th, 2021. Violinist Sofija Dodig, oboist Aleksandra Kinđić and cello player Vuk Ovaskainen performed at the concert.
Gala announcement of this year's winnersGala announcement of this year's winners of Dobar glas foundation contest took place on October 16 th 2021 in the LAG gallery. Scholarship holders for 2021 are Slaven Balać, clarinetist, Sofija Dodig, violinist and Milan Đokić, double bass player. After the announcement ceremony , a concert of scholarship holders was held, with Sofija Dodig, Slaven Balać, pianist Ivana Damjanov Ilić and violinist Sergej Skeledžija performing.
Concert in LAG galleryThe first concert of Dobar glas foundation scholarship holders, Andrej Balaž, Veronika Mona Bogić, Kristina Marušić and Kata Stojanović was held in LAG gallery, on June, 12th 2021 . This concert is also the official beginning of the collaboration between Dobar glas foundation and LAG gallery, with the aim to promote young talented musicians.
Master campThe first Master camp of Dobar glas foundation with Nemanja Radulović was held from 2nd until 8th of May 2021 in Ečka castle. At the audition, the jury decided to award Andrej Balaž, Veronika Mona Bogić, Kristina Marušić and Kata Stojanović with the scholarship for the master camp participation. Besede every- day lessons of violin interpretation with Nemanja Radulović and a pianist, Stepahie Fontanarosa, participants had a chance to work with a violinist, Ksenija Milošević, and attended Zoom lecture of an agent from IMG Artists agency, Elena Kostova. Master camp participants had a chance to perform with Zrenjanin chamber ensemble at the final concert in St John the Baptist.
Conference „Audience Development within Classical Music”Boris Vujičić, a general manager of Dobar glas foundation, took part in the conference Audience Development within Classical Music: Bringing the Classical Concert back into the spotlight, 2021, held on May, 22nd 2021 in ArtGet gallery in Belgrade cultural centre. At the panel, Financing classical music pre and post Covid-19: challenges and benefits, the speakers were Danijel Lesković from the Public Found for Cultural activities in Slovenia, Jasna Diimitrijević, a general manager of Kolarac Endowment and Žaklina Kušić, a president of executive board for Children Philharmonic orchestra.
Visual identity donation“Dobar Glas” foundation, in collaboration with a designer Karim Salim, donated a new visual identity to School for musically gifted children Starting from January 2021, the school will be using a new modern and elegant logo that represents in the best possible way hard- working young talents and their teachers, who have been building recognizable and high- class standards of the school for many years.
Master class of Nemanja RadulovićIn October 2020, “Dobar Glas” foundation awarded the scholarship contest finalists with the participation in the master class of Nemanja Radulović. Dunja Kalamir, Sofija Dodig, Anđela Josifoski and Salko Lekić had a chance to have lessons of violin interpretation with Nemanja and to learn from one of the most important violinists coming from Serbia.
Announcement of winners of Dobar glas foundation contestGala announcement of this year's winners of Dobar glas foundation contest took place on May 29th 2020, in the hall of Kolarac foundation. Scholarship holders holders for year 2020 are Marija Radovanović, violinist, Ivana Damjanov Ilić, pianist and Aleksandra Kinđić, oboist.
A solo recital of Vladimir Aćimović
Vladimir Aćimović, a pianist and our 2019 scholarship holder, is a winner of ArtLink award for the most promising young artist in 2019. To mark the occasion, he held a solo recital on January, 5th in Kolarac concert hall.
New Years presents for the students of School for Music Talents in ĆuprijaThe members of Dobar Glas foundation visited School for Music talents in Cuprija and attended students New Year concert. Like every year we brought them New Year presents as a surprise. This has become an annual tradition of the foundation and we hope to continue it for many years in the future.
Charity concert of Nenad Ivović
Dobar Glas foundation marked 10th anniversary of its work on December 21st 2019 in Belgrade Town Hall with a charity concert of a pianist, Nenad Ivovic.
With the support of Dobar Glas foundation, Nenad finished his master studies at Yale University, where he has been working as a piano accompanist since 2019.
Nenad Ivović finished his master studies at Yale
Nenad Ivović successfully finished his master studies (Master of Musical Arts) at Yale University / School of Music. In September 2019 Nenad will be engaged as a teaching assistant at the Yale University.
Vladimir Aćimović is a winner of two international competitionsOur 2019 scholarship holder, a pianist, Vladimir Aćimović is a winner of two prizes at important international competitions. In April, he won the first prize at the International competition "Merci Maestro" in Brussels. At the prestigious “Ricard Viñes International Piano Competition”, held in June in Lleida, hometown of Ricard Viñes and Enrique Granados, Vladimir also won the first prize. AS a part of the prize, this young pianist will hold a recital in February 2020 in Spain.
Vuk Ovaskainen is the winner of the RTS competition “Young and successful”A cellist, Vuk Ovaskainen, this year scholarship holder, is one of the winners of the competition organized by RTS (Radio Television Serbia) “Young and successful” in 2019. During the following concert season, Vuk will perform with RTS symphony orchestra.
Vienna Biedermeier String Quartet
On an invitation of “Dobar glas” Foundation, the members and soloists of Vienna Biedermeier String Quartet visited School for Music talents and held a master course for the students. The result of the work was their mutual performance on April 14th at the concert in the big concert hall of Kolarac foundation in Belgrade.
The students of School for Music talents at the concert of Roman Simović“Dobar glas” foundation provided the tickets for the students of School for Music talents to attend the concert of a violinist, Roman Simović and a pianist, Vadym Kholodenko, held on April 13th 2019 in the big concert hall of Kolarac foundation.
“Dobar glas” foundation 2019 ContestThe application process for the “Dobar glas” foundation 2019 Contest to win three 1000 euros’ scholarships lasted from March 12th until April until 23:59. All applications were forwarded to the members of the board. The names of the scholarship holders will be published at the concert of “Dobar glas” foundation on May 12th 2019 in the big concert hall of Kolarac foundation.
The concert of the students of School for Music talents
The students of School for Music talents had a concert on April 11th 2019 at the music gallery of Kolarac foundation. Fourteen students had a chance to perform in front of the full hall, and to present their talent and virtuosity. They performed the pieces of Paganini, Weber, Mozart, de Falla, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff.
The Audition for European Spirit of Youth OrchestraLasting success of the students of School for Music talents are noticed and recognized both in Serbia and abroad. Professor Igor Coretti (Italy) visited the school and held the audition for Europian Spirit of Youth orchestra (ESYO). A large number of students passed the audition and they received an invitation to participate in a summer camp of the tour preparations during summer 2019.
The success of the students of School for Music talentsThe students from School for Music talents won 10 first prizes in the categories of chamber ensambles, small orchestra and big orchestra at the Republic competition organized by the Union of music and ballet schools in Serbia.
The students of School of Music talents at the concert of Gidon Kremer“Dobar Glas” foundation provided the tickets for the students of School for Music talents to attend the concert of a violinist Gidon Kremer and the chamber orchestra Kremerata Baltica – Chamber Orchestra on April 4th 2019 at the big concert hall of Kolarac foundation.
New Year presents for the students of School for Music talents in ĆuprijaThe members of “Dobar Glas” foundation visited New Year concert of the students of School for Music talents and brought them New Year presents as a surprise. Apart from the talent for music, students presented their talent for acting and dance.
The performance of the students of School for Music talents from Ćuprija on a celebration in Washington
On the initiative and with the financial support of “Dobar Glas” foundation, a string quartet of the School for Music talents from Ćuprija participated in The Centennial Anniversary of the “Day of Prayer for Serbia” in Washington, when the Serbian flag flew over the White House.
On an invitation of our friends from Serbian Congressional Caucus, congressman Ted Poe and congressman Emanuel Cleaver, the students performed on July 25th 2019 at the celebration in the Congress, and held a concert on July 27th 2019 at Carnegie Institution for Science.
A new Nenad Ivović's prizeIn august 2018, Nenad Ivović has become "György Cziffra Prize Winner at 2018 ISA of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna". As a part of the prize, Nenad will hold a concert at "Johannes-Nepomuk Kapelle" in Vienna on September 28th 2019.
Nenad Ivović's concert in USASeptember 2nd 2017. With the help of its friends in Washington, the foundation organized a charity evening when Nenad Ivović held a concert and when the financial support was provided as a help for the start of his student life at Yale University.
Nenad Ivović at Yale UniversityDuring 2017 the foundation helped a young pianist, Nenad Ivović, to travel to America for the consultations about his further education on master studies. Nenad Ivović is accepted at the prestigious Yale University where he got the full scholarship for his further education.
Dušan Vilić conducts military ensembleIn April 2017 the foundation supported the concert of the conductor Dušan Vilić with Art ensemble of the Ministry of defense "Stanislav Binički".
A new honorary memberAt the beginning of 2017 HRH, Princess Jelisaveta became an honorary member of "Dobar glas" foundation.
School for Music talents on BEMUSIn 2016, the foundation supported the organization of the concert of School for Music talents on BEMUS.
A concert for Saint Sava day in ChicagoThe collaboration with School for Music talents continued in 2016 by organizing the concert of the school quartet for Saint Sava day in Chicago. The whole organization, travelling and accommodation were covered by Serbian school in Chicago and "Dobar glas" foundation.
Nenad Ivović applies in USAIn 2016, the foundation supported talented pianist Nenad Ivović to travel to USA for consultations with the prestigious educational institutions that invited him to apply for the scholarships.
Provided financial support in 2014In April 2014, an amount of 200.000 dinars was provided for the participation of the students of School for Music talents in the international competitions in 2014. Through the membership, the foundation bought 100 tickets for the concert of Dušana Vilić with Art ensemble of the Ministry of defense "Stanislav Binički" and collected 2000 euro support for his further education in Russia at one of the most prestigious conducting academies in the world.
The activities during 2014.During 2014 we continued intensive work to provide the financial support of the donors through the Gala concert marking the 40th anniversary of School for Music talents in Ćuprija. We successfully provided 770 000 dinars and the help was donated to school to be directed to further work of the school.
A visit to Beli dvor (The White Royal Palace)In spring 2013 "Dobar glas" foundation organized a visit for the students to see The White Royal Palace and to meet princess Kathetine. They performed an anthem to Saint Sava a capella.
Concert in MonacoStudents of School for Music talents visited Monaco from 11th to 17th November 2013. The financial support was provided by our friends from Foundation "Les messagers du rêves" from Monaco. During the visit, they held a concert in the annual celebration of the work of all the charity foundations in Monaco, where H.R.H. Prince Albert II was present. They visited the Opera, The Philharmonic Orchestra of Monaco and they met its director, maestro Gianluigi Gelmetti.
Charity concert of Mladjenovic and OvaskainenIn a concert hall of Belgrade Town hall, on May 4th 2013, the foundation organized a concert of renowned artists Dejan Mlađenović (viola) and Uki Ovaskainen (piano). All the donations were aimed for the education of young talents.
The financial support for the international competitions in 2012The amount of 1.000.000 dinars, collected at the concert in 2012, was used to pay for the participation of the students in the international competitions. The support of the foundation, provided that the school sends the students to the competitions in 2013 as well. The same year, we provided the donation of more than 90 New Year presents for the students of School for Music talents in Ćuprija.
The collaboration with our friends from other organizationsIn 2012, we started the collaboration with our friends from charity organizations such as the organization "Pobratim", which donated the financial support to our foundation and 100 key chains with the logo of the foundation.
The concert of the young talents „Srcem po žici“ in Kolarac concert hallA concert named „Srcem po žici“ was held in the big concert hall of Kolarac foundation, on May 22nd 2012. The students of School for Music talents performed at the concert, and the whole amount collected at the concert will be forwarded to the school. Also, at the beginning of 2012, the foundation bought the strings for the students of School for Music talents in Ćurpija, in the amount of 200.000 dinars.
The collaboration with School for Music talents in ĆuprijaIn Belgrade, in Aeroclub, on Februar 27th 2012, a contract of the strategic collaboration was signed between School for Music talents in Ćuprija and our foundation. The aim of this contract is to help the school in Ćuprija, as a unique institution of the special national importance, with their marketing activities, concerts and tours organizations. We also promised to held 40th anniversary celebration organization.
New Year concert in the hall of Belgrade Town HallOn December 29th in 2009 "Dobar glas" foundation ogranized New Year concert "A night of Felix Mendelssohn" in the hall of Belgrade Town Hall. The music of Mendelssohn was performed by a pianist and a teacher at the Faculty of Music, Miloš Pavlović, and two renowned opera singers Ana Petrović, soprano and Iva Mrvoš, mecosoprano. The foundation officially started with its work and was presented to the public. The complete donations from the concert were forwarded to young talents.