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The Foundation “Dobar glas” is a unique in Serbia. It is an organization that has the need and wish to encourage, develop and nourish love towards classical music. In that sense, it has the feeling for young people, not yet affirmed talents, and their need for the artistic development and perfecting their knowledge with the world famous professors. Very often, at the very beginning, of that path, financial problems appear. This is where the Foundation is willing to offer its help. This is how young talents get the chance to open the door and step into the world of music on more developed levels. I am one of them, who needed more than talent and knowledge to enter the prestigious YALE University. I needed a financial support for many preparation procedures without which I wouldn’t be able to enter this university, even though I passed the entrance exam.
I am very grateful for the trust they have given to me.
An obligation and a pleasure of all of us supported by the Foundation “Dobar glas”, having finished our education, is to selflessly share our knowledge and skills with the other people, not only professionals, but also the audience and classical music lovers..
Music is my path, and a violin the main instrument of my artistic expression. Further education and development is obligatory for the things I aim for- to perform all around the world, along with talented musicians, new generation that will impress the audience in famous classical music halls. The obstacle for my plans is usually a lack of finances. I can thank the Foundation “Dobar glas” for helping me fulfill one of my plans- a collaboration with prof. Igor Malinovsky in Dresden. I got the chance to play with the orchestra of School for Music Talents from Ćuprija at Gala concert of the Foundation “Dobar glas” in Kolarac concert hall.
The Foundation “Dobar glas” encourages and empowers young talents and contributes to culture development in Serbia. To myself personally, it is a proof that work and investment pay off, and a motif to work more and represent my country better. Through this example, both me and the other young talents supported by the Foundation “Dobar glas”, learn about the importance of giving, so that we offer our help to future young artists.
In May 2018, I performed as a soloist at Gala concert of the Foundation “Dobar glas” in Kolarac concert hall. It was one of my most favourite performances because I performed with the orchestra of School for Music Talents from Ćuprija, led by Roman Simović and Dragan Đorđević. From 2018, I have been studying at "Yehudi Menuhin" School in London, as a scholarship holder, and The Foundation “Dobar glas” has supported my travel expenses. I hope that, in the future, I will be able to participate in some other concerts organized by them.
Going to PRISMA festival to Canada, from the initial idea to the realization, would not be possible if there wasn`t for the Foundation “Dobar glas”. The audition was done via the internet, I sent my biography and the recordings of my concerts. After only few weeks’ time, I was informed that I was accepted with the scholarship that covered all the expenses apart from the travel expenses. As I was not able to afford that on my own without both financial support and the encouragement of the Foundation “Dobar glas”, this festival would only be one lost opportunity.
For me as a musician, this travel was enormous experience and the step forward. I collaborated with the renown and world famous musicians. There were concertmasters of the orchestras from Los Angeles, Finland, Vancouver and the Netherlands. I got great experience as solo, orchestra and chamber performer. The contacts and the recommendations I got will be an important references for all the future auditions that I plan to take. Also, thanks to the attendance of PRISMA festival, I got the chance to attend the master class held in Stockholm. I spent seven days there, performed at the concerts and leave stream master classes and made very important connections.
My musical experience is enriched with a different performing tradition, comparing to European, and in that sense, I can see the differences and accept the things that suit me as a performer.
I am thankful to the Foundation “Dobar glas” for the trust they have given to me and for the belief that I will use this given opportunity which brought me more than I expected.
The director of School for Music talents in Ćuprija, violinist
It is a priviledge knowing and collaborating with successful business people who have the understanding for the art, and who offer the support to young talents on their path towards the development and success.
I am glad that the Foundation “Dobar glas” has chosen to collaborate with the School for Music Talents from Ćuprija
I have the honour of collaborating with Dobar glas foundation since I was a child. The chances that I was given by them were the most amazing memories of my childhood. I remember with happiness the moment of my performance at the age of 10 at the concert in Kolarac to mark the celebration of 40 years’ anniversary of School for Music talents, in collaboration with Dobar glas foundation. I will also never forget the tour in Monaco, where I had the chance to perform for Prince Albert II. To play at the concerts, to listen to other performers and the tours in the foreign countries, in my opinion, are the most important for the musical development of young artists. In summer 2019, with the support of Dobar glas foundation, I had the chance to participate in violin master course with the most prominent professors in Austria.
Dobar glas foundation has been successfully helping young musicians to have experiences like this. I deeply support them and thank them for all that they have been doing.
I would say that Dobar glas foundation is characterized by the special sense for young talents, recognizing those who are on their path to become great artists. That path also requires devotion, persistence and the support of the closest people. Unfortunately, the most frequent obstacle towards fulfilling the dreams of a young artist is the lack of finances. In that sense, the support of Dobar glas foundation at the very beginning of career to those who have obvious qualities, potential and healthy ambitions is the most important.
I was lucky myself to have such support while I was a student of the second year of studies. Dobar glas foundation estimated that my talent and professional abilities deserve such support and the help was immensely important for me and at the right moment while I was studying abroad.
Today, working as a permanent conductor of Volgograd Philharmonic orchestra I remember that with great warmth and gratitude and I am always ready to share both my professional and life experience with young artists willing to devote their life to music.
Another strong inspiration, great encouragement and unreserved support for my development path is the trust I got from the Foundation “Dobar glas”. Aware of the sacrifices and investments necessary for achieving goals, my wish is to share my knowledge with the others. My great inspiration is the idea of the support that the Foundation “Dobar glas” has, and that I wish to offer to the young talents in Serbia in the future. It would be a great pleasure to participate not only in the art development, but also in the encouragement of the awareness of the importance of helping each others for the sake of future times. I had a great chance to gain new experience performing at the concerts organized by the Foundation “Dobar glas”. The concert I would especially like to emphasize is the concert in Chicago, where I performed together with my quartet, and in the same time, I got the unique chance to present my hard work. I am greatly thankful to the Foundation “Dobar glas” and its members. They made my education considerably easier, and the new goal I myself have is inspired by their idea, with the hope to create better future together.
Violin teacher in the School for Music Talents from Ćuprija
I am deeply thankful to the Foundation “Dobar glas” for the help and support it has been giving to young talented musicians in Serbia, and especially the students of the School for Music Talents from Ćuprija!
It is not easy to leave the trail behind!
It is not easy to list all the charity events of the Foundation “Dobar glas” during all these years!
I would like to mention only one of the recent supports that is offered to my ex- student, now student at the master program, Natalija Stošić. She was enabled to go to Canada to a master class!
Being in Canada was greatly important for Natalija!
Gaining such professional experience is of the outmost importance for a talented, skillful, hardworking young person!
Natalija got the chance to learn this spring in Italy, Canada, and Sweden…
I thank you greatly for all you do for this children that decided to devote themselves to music, the queen of all art! I believe that classical music is elitist and I hope to be forgiven for this attitude... When a young man decides to have classical music for his profession, he then listens more to his heart than to his mind.
We have to admit- when we have different people or nations in front of our eyes, we somehow always think of their famous scientists and artists (painters, architects, actors or musicians), and only after that we think of their rulers, politicians or state secretaries…
It is not easy to leave the trail!
Once again, thank you!
I would like to thank Dobar glas foundation for the fortunate opportunity of giving me the scholarship to participate in the competition Instrumentalwettbewerb.
It was a very nice experience seeing so many good cellists there. It is the first time I have experienced something like that. People of different ages, from 17 to 30 years old, coming from all around the world, from five different continents. Listening to some of them, I got the inspiration to work harder and to make progress, and I also met many of them and got few friends among them.
Thanks to this scholarship I got the chance to meet six important cellists that were in a competition jury. I have learned that there are the competitions without tension and unnecessary competitive emotions. The only thing one had to do was to go out and relax. I didn’t succeed in what I was hoping for, but I really enjoyed and I experienced many interesting events.
I am grateful to the Dobar glas foundation for this chance!