Master camp of Dobar glas Foundation with a violinist Nemanja Radulović was created in 2021 with the idea to support young talented artists at the beginning of their professional career. The aim of the camp is the participants gaining necessary knowledge, needed for artistic career development, mainly relating to the interpretation, but also relating to other professional skills through not only individual lessons with Nemanja Radulović but also with other experts from the field. One of the aims is upgrading performing and educational platforms for young music artists, i.e. their further affirmation development.
Master camp program includes:
- Individual interpretation lessons with Nemanja Radulović
- An orchestra audition preparations and a mock audition with a performance analysis and advice
- A lecture and consultations with a professional international agent
- Internal concerts during Master camp
- Advice for the beginning of professional career, concerts and international competitions
- A final concert with Zrenjanin chamber ensemble
The first Master camp of Dobar glas Foundation with Nemanja Radulović was held from May, 2nd until May 8th 2021 in Ečka Castle. The participants performed with a pianist, Stephanie Fontanarosa at a concert on May, 4th in Ečka Castle and at a final concert with Zrenjanjin chamber ensemble, held on May, 8th in Roman Catholic Church of Saint John the Baptist in Ečka.
Dobar glas Foundation provided scholarships for 4 participants of Master camp, chosen by a professional board of Foundation and Nemanja Radulović. The scholarship covered accommodation and food in Ečka Castle, Master camp fee and transport expenses. Scholarship holders of the first Master camp are Andrej Balaž, Veronika Mona Bogić, Kristina Marušić and Kata Stojanović.
Winner of the 2015 Echo Klassik Award for Newcomer of the Year and Victoires de la Musique 2014, a violinist Nemanja Radulović has taken the classical music world by storm with his thrilling virtuosity, depth of expression and adventurous programming.
Born in Serbia in 1985, Nemanja Radulović studied at the Faculty of Arts and Music in Belgrade with prof. Dejan Mihailović, at the Saarlandes Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Saarbrücken and the world-renowned Conservatoire de Paris with Patrice Fontanarosa.
An exclusive Deutsche Grammophon artist, his most recent album, Baïka, features his evocative interpretations of Khachaturian’s Violin Concerto as well as Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, arranged for solo violin and a chamber orchestra.
An artist who seeks to broaden the boundaries of classical music, Radulović champions the power of music to bring people together with his unique energy and candour. He has amassed a legion of loyal fans around the world who have enjoyed his performances with many of the world’s leading orchestras, including the Munich Philharmonic, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Tokyo Symphony , Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, NDR Radiophilharmonie in Hannover, WDR Sinfonieorchester in Cologne, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Belgian National Orchestra, , Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI in Turin, Orchestra della Toscana, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Radulović ’s recent and forthcoming highlights include an extensive European tour with the Russian State Academic Symphony and Andrey Boreyko; debut engagements with the Gothenburg Symphony, Philharmonia Orchestra, Sydney Symphony, MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony, Dusseldorf Symphony, RTE National Symphony Dublin, Orquesta Sinfonica de Valencia, and Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg; the season opening of the Jeunesse Musicale series at the Vienna Konzerthaus; a play/direct performance of the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the Munich Chamber Orchestra (resulting in an immediate re-invitation and on-going relationship with the ensemble); and a special collaboration with clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer, accordionist Ksenija Sidorova, and pianist Laure Favre-Kahn, performing to audiences at festivals across Germany, Switzerland and France.
He has performed at such notable venues as New York’s Carnegie Hall, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Berlin Philharmonie, both the Salle Pleyel and the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, the Athens Megaron, Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, and the Melbourne Recital Centre in Australia. His many recital partners include Marielle Nordmann, Laure Favre-Kahn, and Susan Manoff, the latter with whom he has also recorded a disc of Beethoven Sonatas released on Decca/Universal music.
Radulović also regularly undertakes a play/direct role with his infectious, high-energy ensemble The Devil’s Trills – noted for their enchanting and virtuoso performances, as well as for their Devil`s Trills album, released on Decca/ Universal music.
Nemanja’s other ensemble, his chamber orchestra, Double Sens, also noted for impeccable performances of chamber music. Double Sens is an ensemble born from the union of his friends and talented Serbian and French musicians. He published a CD The 5 Seasons with them, a piece that combines Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with a new composition, Spring in Japan, by Aleksandar Sedlar. Their other recent recordings include Paganini Fantasy (2013), Journey East (2014), BACH (2016), Tchaikovsky (2017), and most recently Baïka (2018) produced by Deutsche Grammophon.
Stefani Fontanarosa comes from a family of artists, and has started engaging in music since she was three. Her whole musical education was followed by numerous awards for piano, harmony, accompaniment, musical ensembles and singing.
She performed as a soloist with l’Orchestre de Massy and Les Archets from Paris, and was equally engaged in performing with few chamber ensembles. She participated in prestigious festivals such as Saint- Denis, Sully-sur- Loire and La Chaise-Dieu, manifestations such as “La Nuit des Musiciens” and “Transclassiques”, as well as in the tours in Japan, Italy, Switzerland, Malesia, Serbia …
She has participated in many different musical performances: a combination of dance and theatre, children plays- based on Babar by Francis Poulenc and Alice in the Wonderland. She participated in pieces performed at national stages- - L’école des femmes (Comédie Française) and original production of Avignon Festival C’est toujours ça de pris! for voice and piano. For six years, she was engaged in creating a concert programme for the Academy of Verbier Festival (Switzerland).
During a concert tour `Three tenors”, she was engaged in musical accompaniment of Luciano Pavarotti for two years, from 1998., in Camp de Mars in Paris, in Tokyo, Pretoria and Detroit.
She was also a passionate leader of numerous opera productions at many different conservatories such as CNSM in Paris – for ten years, CNSM in Lion and CRR in Perpignan.
Her constant wish to discover new different forms of art has brought her to the stage with pop musicians, following them on a few months’ tour, as well as to the world of film and collaboration with Marion Cotillard.
Her inexhaustible interest in all forms of art and most diverse aesthetics have led her to creating a hybrid and personal project, combining contemporary and electronic music, performed by Deixis duo.
She has been regularly performing with a violinist, Nemanja Radulović in Double Sens ensemble. She has been travelling the world with him and has recorded a few albums, including the latest three released for Deutsche Grammophon.
Her developmental road embodies a wish to share the music with everyone who, like she herself, believes that this form of art brings joy and feelings to everybody.
Elena Kostova is an International Artist Agent based in London with over ten years of professional experience in the classical music business. Passionate about strategic and creative management, from IMG Artists’ London office, Elena represents a select roster of international conductors and instrumentalists, at various stages of their careers, by devising and implementing their career strategies. Elena has a particular focus on finding, nurturing and guiding artists’ career development. She runs artists’ busy concert, touring and recording diaries with over three hundred performances per year worldwide. Through wide and active network among international chamber and symphonic orchestras, festivals, concert halls, opera houses, record labels, PR agencies and foundations, Elena’s mission is to secure the best outcomes for the artists she represents.
At IMG Artists, Elena is proud to represent South Korean award-winning pianist Yeol Eum Son; USA based Emerson String Quartet; Spanish conductor, violinist and arranger Roberto González-Monjas; American conductor Case Scaglione; award-winning Macanese conductor Lio Kuokman; award-winning American conductor Jonathon Heyward and award-winning Spanish conductor Pablo González.
Born and raised in a Yugoslav family of Macedonian and Montenegrin heritage in Belgrade, Elena has strong intercultural competence and is a polyglot with a particular passion and interest in European languages and cultures. Educated in Serbia, Germany, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom, besides her native Serbo-Croatian, Elena is bilingual / near –native speaker in English, Dutch, Macedonian and has working knowledge of German, Portuguese and Russian languages.
Elena holds a BA degree in Creative and Cultural Industries from Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Prior to that, Elena studded Classical Piano Performance at the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich and graduated from Music College Dr Vojislav Vučković in her native Belgrade.
Ksenija Milošević was born in Belgrade in 1982. She has been playing violin since she was four. She enrolled at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade at the age of 14, graduated, and received her Master’s degree in the class of Professor Dejan Mihailović. She has won numerous awards at various competitions. Ksenija Milošević has been full-time deputy concertmaster of the Belgrade Philharmonic since she was 16, and in 2018 she marked 20 years of work in this orchestra. Since 2006, she has been a permanent member of the Singidunum Trio, with which she has been active throughout the country. She has also been a member of many chamber ensembles and orchestras such as the Violin Ensemble (Ansambl violina), String Masters (Majstori gudači), Balkan Chamber Academy (Balkanska kamerna akademija), Sinfonieta Chamber Orchestra, Ljubica Marić Chamber Orchestra, Ognjen and Friends (Ognjen i prijatelji), with whom she has performed throughout Europe and recorded two CDs.
She is also an active member and soloist of the Double Sens ensemble with violinist Nemanja Radulović, performing all over the world and recording four CDs, three of which were for Deutsche Gramophone. As a soloist, she has performed with many chamber and symphony orchestras such as the Belgrade Philharmonic, the RTS Symphony Orchestra, the Stanislav Binički Symphony Orchestra, and others.
Tijana Milošević (1978) started playing the violin at the age of four. At 15, she enrolled in the Belgrade Faculty of Music, where she studied under Prof. Dejan Mihailović and subsequently earned her master’s degree. She completed specialist studies at Juilliard School of Music, New York, as a student of Dorothy DeLay and Lewis Kaplan and also attended master classes by Itzhak Perlman and Joshua Bell. In 1998, she became the youngest concertmaster in the history of the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra. She was also the assistant concertmaster of Athens Camerata and, in addition to her current position in the Belgrade Philharmonic, she also works as the concertmaster of the Double Sense chamber ensemble, performing throughout Europe with the soloist Nemanja Radulović.
She has recorded several CDs for the PGP RTS label, notably a classical music solo album titled Muzika za Tijanu (Music for Tijana) and an ethno-jazz-classic-ambient CD titled World Music Contact.
Tijana Milošević plays an Enrico Rocca violin (Genoa, 1910), property of the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra.
Juliette Vix graduated in 2015 with a Masters degree in Cultural and Creative Studies from King’s College in London, and joined IMG Artists in 2017. In 2021, she also started working with Kathryn Enticott on her roster of artists. Today, she works with conductors Franz Welser-Most, Lio Kuokman and Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, violinists Nemanja Radulovic, Sarah Chang and Johan Dalene, pianist Jeneba Kanneh-Mason and guitarist MILOS.
Half French and half Chinese, Juliette grew up in Hong Kong and is an avid traveller.
Miona Topalović is a third-year student at the Faculty of Musical Arts in the class of professor
Ivana Aćimovski-Žikić. He is currently an Erasmus scholar studying with prof. Mark Rizzi at the
University of Music in Mannheim, Germany. She was under the tutelage of professor Radana
Vranešević for many years, and finished high school in the class of professor Mina Nikolić.
Since 2012, she has been a participant in the violin interpretive study of professor Dejan
She had a number of solo and chamber music concerts and performances in Belgrade (Ilija M. Kolarca, Gallery of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Artget Hall of the Cultural Center Belgrade, Belgrade City Assembly, National Theater Atrium). As part of the KotorArt - Festival of Strings, she gave recitals in the concert hall of the Holy Spirit.
She has won a large number of high awards at national and international competitions, among which stand out: "Stringfest", laureate, Republic competition, laureate, international competitions; Jozef Micka", Prague 1st prize, "Talents for Europe" Slovakia, 2nd prize, "Jaroslav Kocian" Czech Republic, 1st prize, "Pearls of Ohrid", 1st prize, Macedonia.
As a winner of the "Emci" (European Union of Music Competitions for Youth) award, she
participated in the Fifth International Festival "European Concerts in St. Petersburg" and played
accompanied by the youth symphony orchestra in the Philharmonic Orchestra, D.D.
She performed with other award winners in a quartet and other chamber ensembles at concerts in Luxembourg, Belgium.
As a member of the chamber ensemble, she performed for years with the Artlink Chamber Orchestra. He is an active member of the "Youth Strings Team", which performed at EXPO in Dubai 2020 and had concerts all over the country.
She attended many master classes by professors and artists: Stefan Milenković, Nemanja Radulović, Arkadij Vinokurov, Pavela Doležala, Uki Ovaskainen, Kristof Baratia, Ištvan Vardai, Đorđe Mandolezija, Milice Zulus... Miona is a scholarship recipient of the Foundation for Young Talents of the City of Belgrade and thanks to them plays on the violin of maestro Giovanni Lazaro from Padua.
Olivera Mitrović was born in 2001 in Novi Sad. She received her primary and
secondary education in M.Sc. Isidor Bajić in Novi Sad. She acquired a bachelor’s
degree in 2022 at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, in the class of associate professor.
prof. Robert Lakatoš. Olivera is currently studying for a master’s degree with the same
She is the winner of many first prizes as well as the title of "Laureate" at international and national competitions, in the fields of violin, solfeggio, music theory, chamber music, and orchestra. For many years in a row, the city of Novi Sad awarded her work with the Vidovdan award, intended for all first places won in all fields of science and art, at high and prestigious competitions. She was the ambassador of Serbia and at the same time the concertmaster of the European Youth Orchestra "TRIORCA" where the best young artists from Great Britain, Germany, and Serbia gather. She was the concertmaster of the youth symphony orchestra, which was awarded as the best youth orchestra in Europe, at the competition in Belgium in 2017, with the title "summa cum laude". Along with several other artists she was chosen to present her art to the British royal couple, visiting Novi Sad.
She is part of the "String Representation of Young Performers" whose creator
and mentor is prof. Stefan Milenkovic. As part of the national team, in February 2022,
she participated in the celebration of Serbia's Statehood Day, at the world's largest
exhibition - DUBAI EXPO 2020. In 2021, she joined the professional chamber
ensemble - Kamerata Novi Sad. She is also a member of the Vojvodina Symphony
Orchestra, for which she auditioned in November 2022. This year, she is a scholarship
recipient of Intesa Bank, which will provide a scholarship for her participation in the
"International Violin Institute of Violinist Stefan Milenković". So far, she has performed
in Serbia, Slovenia, Italy, Germany, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates, North
Macedonia, Croatia, Romania... She has participated in festivals such as "EMJ"
(Belgium), "Ohrid Summer" (North Macedonia), "Tartini" (Slovenia), "Artlink" (Serbia),
"Neo Festival" (Serbia), "Blisko!" (Serbia), "Arlemm" (Serbia), "Euphonija" (Serbia),
"Novi Sad Jazz Festival" (Serbia) "Danube Sonata" (Serbia)...
She collaborated with eminent musicians such as Tymur Melnyk, Stefan Milenković, Nemanja Radulović, Simone Lamsma, Bojan Sudjić, Ksenija Janković, Benjamin Zirvogel, Kemal Gekić, Jovan Maljoković, Tatjana Balashova, Micho Dimitrov, Marko Josifoski, Arkadi Winokurow, Nicholas Daniel, Aleksandra Vrebalov, Diana Adamyan, Ana Krstajić, Aleksandar Madžar i drugi.
Jana Jakovljević was born in 2005 in Belgrade, Serbia. She has won many prizes in international music competitions such as:
-in 2014, the first prize and a laureate at the competition memorial „Dušan Protić“; the first price at international competition „Ohridski biseri“ in FJR Macedonia, as well as being rewarded the laureate of the Rebublic competition in Serbia (-2014,2016,2018)
-in 2015 she was awarded the 3rd prize in the international competition „Jaroslav Kocian“ in Czech Republic.
-2016-17 Grand Prix prize in the festival of Slovenian music in Moscow, Russia.
Later that year, in June, at the "Il Piccolo Violino MAGICO" in San Vito al Tagliamento,Italy she won the award for best performance of a virtuosic composition.
- 2022 overall grand prize and first prize in the London International Music Competition.
She was a member of many chamber and symphony orchestras and organizations such as:
Art link organizations and chamber orchestra "Art Link Virtuosi" ,Orchestra "Accademia archi de Arrigoni" Italy and the "Children's Philharmonic"
Jana attended masterclasses and worked with many prestigious violinists such as Pavel Vernikov, Roman Simovic, Maxim Rysanov, Igor Tkatchouk,Timur Melnik, Gordan Nikolic and Ivry Gitlis.
She performed with the renowned pianist Itamar Golan as a part of a masterclass in Santu Lussurgiu, Italy. ana was the winner of a full scholarship for „Negri violin program“, in Gstaad Switzerland, where she studied with renowned violinists prof. Hu Kun and prof. Miguel Negri (2017-18). Since 2022, she’s a member of a prestigious organization LGT Young Soloists, and consequently has played in numerous countries and prestigious halls such as Musikverein in Vienna, Norway, Germany, Italy, Austria, Serbia, England, Russia…
She is currently a student at the ‘Yehudi Menuhin School’ of music in London, England since 2018. Continuing in September 2023 she will be studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London, UK with professor Roman Simovic.
Staša Žikić was born in December 2001. in Belgrade, Serbia. She has started her musical education at age of 8, and now she is a student of Faculty of Music Belgrade, in the class of professor Ivana Aćimoski-Žikić.During her school time she has won numerous awards and recognitions: 3rd prize at the International Competition ,,Jaroslav Kocian” 2017 in Usti nad Orlici (Czech Republic), 1st prize at International Competition Constantinus in 2021. , 2nd prize at the International Competition ,,Ohrid pearls” 2018. (Ohrid, Macedonia), 2nd prize at the International Violin Competition „Nedeljka Simeonova“ (Haskovo, Bulgaria , October 2016) , 1st prize at the International Strings Competition Niš, (Serbia) in 2015, 2017 and 2019., Laureat at Art of Strings international competition 2018., 1st prize at the National Competition in Belgrade 2016. and 2018. , 2nd prize at the International competition “Petar Konjović“ in Belgrade 2015, 2nd prize at the International festival “Stringfest“ in Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia 2013, 1st prize at the Festival of music schools of Serbia in 2013. As a finalist of the MIN International music Competition for strings, she took part in final concert in Narvik Concert Hall (Narvik, Norway) in November 2018.
Staša Žikić has performed as a representative of the Faculty of music in numerous concert halls in Belgrade such as Kolarac Concert Hall, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra Hall, National Library of Serbia, Museum of The National Theatre etc... She has attended master classes with prof. Pavel Vernikov, Stefan Milenkovich, Angel Stankov (Bulgaria), Tatjana Balašova (Russia), Igor Volochin (France) etc...Staša Žikić is scholar of the Fond for young talents of the Republic of Serbia and Internationale Musikakademie Liechtenstein. She is a member of St. George strings Belgrade. Staša is a member of the String Chamber Orchestra Sv. George, with whom she also performed as a soloist, in cooperation with the director Srboljub Dinić in the Belgrade Assembly and the Great Kolarac Concert Hall. At the grand concert of the FMU in Belgrade, she performed in the Great Kolarac Concert Hall as a soloist in December 2021. She had concerts as a soloist with the orchestras of the MasterArt Academy and Art Link in Belgrade, and once again in the Great Kolarac Concert Hall. Staša Žikić was chosen to participate at the Colluvio CHAMBER MUSIC Academy this summer.
Anika Goldner (22), was born in Belgrade and currently, she is a student of the fourth year at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, in class of prof. Vesna Stankovic-Moffatt. She finished her Elementary and High school of Music “Davorin Jenko“ in Belgrade, in class of prof. Marija Kovačević, with a diploma as the best student of her generation.Anika has won over 20 music awards at national and international competitions in Serbia, of which the most outstanding are the first prizes at the Republic competition of Music and Ballet schools of Serbia (2018, 2016, 2012, 2010, 2008), as well as many other competitions such as International Music competition Petar Konjović, Alexander Glazunov (Paris)... During schooling, she performed on many concerts, as a soloist, in chamber music or in orchestras, in Serbia (Kolarac concert Hall, National Theatre, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, City Hall of Belgrade...) as well in Europe (Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, MuTh concert Hall in Vienna, Theatro Giuseppe Verdi in Milano, Graz Philharmonic Hall, Linz Philharmonic Hall, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Czech Republic...)
She attended the Chamber Music Academy and Festival “Musica Mundi“ in Belgium, where she had lessons with Mark Messenger (London, Royal Academy) and attended the masterclasses of Vadim Repin and Ivry Gitlis, as well as Colluvio Chamber Music Academy, where she led the quintet and performed in Vienna and Prague, under the mentorship of prof. Milana Chernyavska and Olivera Milić-Hirscher, as well as pianist Claus-Christian Schuster. In 2017, 2015, and 2013, she was a participant on “Boljšoj“ Music Festival of Emir Kusturica, on Mokra Gora.
She played in Wienner Chamber Orchestra in Festspielhaus Baden-Baden at Sylvester Concert and was a participant in ESYO (2017, 2016, 2015) and EUphony (2019) youth orchestras.Anika attended the masterclasses with professors Timur Melnyk, Gorjan Košuta, Mateja Marinković, Marko Josifoski, Robert Lakatoš, Dejan Mihailović... She received the prize “Dositeja“ and is the user of the “Foundation for young talents of the city of Belgrade“. As a one-year scholarship holder of “Albert-Eckstein Stiftung“,(2020-21) she played on violin from Josef Anton Haff, 1824.
Kristina Marusic (2001) is a Serbian violinist born in Belgrade and has been playing violin since she was seven years old. Currently, she is a first-year violin student at the FHNW/Music Academy Basel in the class of Guy Braunstein and a fourth-year student at the Academy of Arts, University in Novi Sad in the class of Robert Lakatos. She has finished Primary and Secondary Music School for violin in the class of Marija Kovačević as well as a Primary Music School for piano in the classes of Professors Marija Janković and Bojana Božić Simišić. All degrees are obtained at the “Davorin Jenko” Music School in Belgrade.
During her studies, she has played numerous concerts as soloist or with chamber ensembles, throughout Serbia (at the Kolarac Concert Hall, Belgrade Philharmonic, National Theatre, Gallery of Serbian Academy of Science and Arts, Belgrade City Hall, etc.), as well as in Europe in the Berlin Philharmonic, Ljubljana Philharmonic, Stadt Casino Basel, Italy, Austria, Macedonia etc. As a soloist with an orchestra, she has performed in Kolarac Concert Hall in Belgrade, Rakovica Concert Hall and with Robert Lakatos Chamber Orchestra in Belgrade City Hall and in Novi Sad City Hall.
So far, she has won more than 30 awards at an array of music competitions. The most important ones are: First Prize in the International Competition “Aleksandar Glazunov” in Paris; First Prize Winner in the International Competition “Grand Prize Virtuoso”, London; Prize Winner on the International Competition Gianluca Campochiaro in Pedara, Italy and on the International Competition “Nedalka Simeonova”, Bulgaria, „Ohrid Pearls“ in Macedonia and numerous first prizes on the national and international competitions in Serbia.
Since 2013 Kristina was the winner of the “Dositeja” scholarship for young talents of the Serbian Ministry of Sport and Youth five years in a row and 2017. and 2018. she received a scholarship for young talents of the city of Belgrade. From 2018 until 2021 she also received scholarships for young talents of Ministry of Education, Science and Technological development and from The Foundation for Young Talents “Privrednik” from Novi Sad.
Furthermore, she has been nominated for the prize “Excellence in studying” from the Academy of Arts, University in Novi Sad as she managed to obtain a perfect grade (10/10) during her studies.
In 2020/2021 she received scholarships from Music Academy Basel, Lyra Foundation from Swtzerland.
She participated in many chamber music festivals such as Moritzburg Festival Academy, Germany (2018 and 2019), Festivals and masterclasses in Forli, Italy and Dresden, Germany (2016), the International Chamber Music Festival in Belgium, “Musica Mundi (2015), KotorArt, Montenegro (2018), Boljsoj Festival of Emir Kusturica, Mokra Gora, Serbia (2012, 2013, 2015), A-Fest in Novi Sad, Serbia etc.
She had chamber music masterclasses with Alexander Sitkovetsky, Guy Braunstein, Jan Vogler, Mira Wang, Mark Messenger, Leonid Kerbel and solo masterclasses with Alexander Sitkovetsky, Alexandra Soumm, Ivry Gitlis, Tymur Melnyk, Herbert Greenberg, Qian Zhou, Igor Tkatchouk.
From 2015 to 2017 she was a member of the European Spirit of Youth Orchestra – ESYO, and in summer 2016 she was chosen to be the concertmaster. With ESYO she has played numerous concerts throughout Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Austria and Serbia.
She is also a member of The Piano Trio “AROM’”, The String Quartet „Ignis“ and The Chamber Orchestra of Robert Lakatos. For several consecutive years, she was a part of the Belgrade Youth Philharmonic Orchestra for Young Talents as well as the Master Art Academy.
Kristina plays on the violin from the 19th century and with the bow made by Vladimir Radosavljevic, both received in 2017 from The Foundation for Young Talents of City of Belgrade.
Andrej Balaž, violinist born on May 14, 2004 in Novi Sad. He comes from a family of professional musicians. Since he was young, he has shown a fondness for and interest in classical music. He received his first violin lessons at the age of seven from his father. He enrolled in music school at the age of nine and completed it in four in the class of prof. Vitalij Gulijčuk, completing elementary school with a “Vukova“ diploma in six years. Today, at the age of sixteen, Andrej is a student of the second year of the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad in the class of prof. Florijan Balaž, and at the same time completes the secondary school "Isidor Bajić" Novi Sad in the class of prof. Vitalij Gulijčuk. In a short time he has won more than 50 first prizes and titles of Laureates in national, regional and international competitions. Some of the most important awards are: Republican competitions and "String fest" - Serbia, "Tartini" - Slovenia, "Ars nova" - Italy, "Daleki akordi" - Croatia, "Svirel" - Slovenia, "Gian Lucacompociaro" – Italy, "Jaroslav Kocian "- Czech III Prize, Grand - Prix of "Slovenian Music" Competition Moscow - Russia. Andrej has been the recipient of the “Vidovdan“ Award of the City Administration for Culture for several years in a row and the SPECIAL DIPLOMAS of the Provincial Secretariat of Culture for continuous achievement of top results in classic music. He has received a scholarship awarded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia for "Extremely gifted students".
He has performed many solo performances as well as appearances at significant and prestigious events and festivals (Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Italy, Greece, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, England and Russia). He has participated in concerts of ArtLink - Societe Generale Music Cycle for Young Talents, as a soloist with the orchestra at the Ilija Kolarac Endowment in Belgrade, the residence of the French Embassy in Belgrade, the ceremonial hall of the "First Kragujevac High School" and the town hall in Novi Sad. With the "Zrenjanin's and Vojvodina's Chamber Orchestra" he performed as a soloist at the City Hall in Zrenjanin, Subotica and the Belgrade City Hall. With the "Youth Philharmonic of Novi Sad" he also performed as a soloist in the prestigious hall of the Synagogue of Novi Sad. He is a member of the international TRIORKA orchestra, as well as the FloriArt orchestra salon with which he has performed more than 100 performances. In addition to solo performances and competitions, Andrej also nurtures chamber music, with the trio "Fantastic Boys", and with the duo "Fantastic Boys" wins first place in the Republic Competition 2017 and the prestigious award of the best ensemble in all categories of chamber music on the Internet "International World Competition". His successes have been tracked and recorded by many internet and written media, he has appeared on RTS, RTV, Channel 9 and Pink television. Andrej took courses with eminent professors: Igor Tkachuk, Arkadi Vinokurov and Tatyana Balashova.
Kata Stojanović was born in 1997 in the city of Požarevac, Serbia. She started playing the violin at the age of six, with prof. Zoran Veljković, attending the "Stevan Mokranjac" music school in her hometown. She received an award from the Karadjordjevic Royal Home, as the best student of her generation.
She finished her Bachelor studies at the Faculty Of Music Arts in Belgrade , in prof. Maja Jokanović's class and Master studies at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste , in prof. Alexander Sitkovetsky's class. Currently, she is doing PHD studies at FMU.
She attended a great amount of local and international competitions, where she won many prizes, one of the most significant being the ''Gianluca Campochiaro’’ competition in Catania, Sicilia, where she won the first prize and performed in the "Massimo Bellini" theatre. She received a special prize from the ’’Staccato" publishing house in Dusseldorf, during the "Anton Rubinstein" International competition in 2016. In 2021. She won the first prize at ’’World Open Online Music Competition’’, with pianist Nikola Zaringer, in duo catergory.
She frequently received awards and notoriety as one of the best string section students in Belgrade, such as awards from the following foundations - "Miodrag Macić Mišo", "Meri Žeželj-Majer" and "Merima Dragutinović".
In 2021. and 2022 - she was given the opportunity by Foundation ,,Dobar glas’’ to attend the masterclass with Nemanja Radulović, Stephanie Fontanarosa and Ksenija Milošević.
She attended various masterclasses, working with renowned musicians - Roman Simović, Gordan Nikolić, Ivry Gitlis, Bruno Canino, Ilya Grubert, Vesna Stanković..
Her chamber music experience incorporates performances with such performers as Itamar Golan, Roman and Milena Simović, Olga Sitkovetsky , Giovanni Gnocchi, Uki Ovaskainen, Nataša Veljković, Sandra Belić, Nemanja Stanković, Marija Špengler, Ljubiša Jovanović...
She also enriched her orchestra experience with numerous ensembles - she was a concertmaster in the Baltic Academies Orchestra, as well as in the Belgrade Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Metamorphosis and St. George Chamber Orchestra.
Since 2018, she is a concertmaster ( and often a soloist) in the Baltic Sea Philharmonic Orchestra, where she collaborates with Kristjan Järvi.
In 2019, she passed the audition ''Young and Successful'’, and therefore will perform as a soloist with accompaniment of the Radio Television of Serbia Symphony Orchestra.
In 2021, she was chosen by violinist Stefan Milenković to represent her country at ’’EXPO DUBAI 2020’’, in February 2022.
In 2022, she passed the audition for one of the most prestigious festival orchestras in the world – Pacific Music Festival Orchestra, in Japan.
She is currently working at Faculty of music, in Belgrade, as a ''Young researcher’’.
Veronika Mona Bogić
Veronika Mona Bogić was born in 2004 in Belgrade. She attended primary and secondary music education at the "Kosta Manojlović" high school in the class of professor Ana Ilijoska Bogić. She is currently a student at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade in the class of prof. Maja Jokanović. She is the winner of numerous first prizes in the international competitions, of which we highlight: Laureate of the competition Arthur Grumiaux 2015, (Namur, Belgium), Laureate and absolute winner of all categories at the competition "Ohrid Pearl" 2016 (Ohrid, Macedonia), Laureate of the competition "Antonio Salieri" 2019, (Legnago, Italy), the "Giuseppe Magnani" award for virtuosity, the "Byzantium" association award for outstanding efforts in the field of art as well as the Dositej award for the results achieved in the competitions ...
At the age of 11 she started her first tour of solo recitals that have been performed in Belgrade, Čačak, Valjevo, Mostar, Split, Makarska, Trieste, Koper, Piran, Izola, Sežana, Nova Gorica, etc., and since then she has performed in France, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Ukraine, Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia... She performed as a soloist with orchestras: "Dušan Skovran", RTS Symphony Orchestra, chamber orchestra within the festival "Conques La Lumiere du Roman" in France, Janacek Chamber Orchestra from the Czech Republic, the orchestras of Art Link and Master Art Academy, Zrenjanin Chamber Orchestra… In 2021. Veronika became a scholar of the foundation "Fondacija Dobar glas" and was selected as one of the 4 winners who got to have a masterclass with maestro Nemanja Radulović in Ečka, Zrenjanin. She recorded for TV Galaksija, N1, RTS, TV Koper and attended masterclasses and studied with professors: Zoran Milenković, Marko Josifoski, Dora Schwarzberg, Tymur Melnyk, Tatjana Balashova, Igor Tkachuk, Adrian Pincaru, Micho Dimitrov, Dragan Sredojević, Nemanja Radulović...