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IC Davorin Jenko 2017
SLOBODANKA STEVIĆ

Slobodanka Stević


Srbija

Piano Jury

Since 2003 she is employed at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, firstly as an assistant on the department of piano teaching, then as an associate on the department of string instruments and the department of percussion instruments.

Slobodanka Stević was born in Novi Sad, where she finished the Secondary Music School Isidor Bajić, under professor Eleonora Mali. Afterwards, she both graduated and completed her master studies at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, under PhD Dorian Leljak. Already as a young pianist, she was studying with the eminent pedagogues such as Dušan Trbojević, Kemal Gekić, Nevena Popović, Jokut Mihajlović, Iris Kobal, Ninoslav Zivković, Svetlana Bogino, Vladimir Ogarkov, Sergei Markarov, Edward Turgeon, Yuval Admony, Tami Kazanawa and others. She has performed as a soloist and as a chamber musician in more than 20 countries worldwide. Since 2003 she is employed at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, firstly as an assistant on the department of piano teaching, then as an associate on the department of string instruments and the department of percussion instruments. Slobodanka Stević published several musical recordings for RTS, RTV, RNS, Studio M, the Vatican television, RT San Marino, Israel TV, HRT. Since 2005 she is a member of the Ingmar piano duo, featuring her colleague, pianist Aleksandar Gligić. The duo performed numerous pieces written by local and foreign composers, won some of the prestigious international awards and special prizes at international competitions. Slobodanka is part of the ensemble Novi Sad TRIO and Boris Kovač & New Ritual Group. Besides being a professor at Isidor Bajić music school, she has a part-time engagement in the Serbian National Theatre. Currently she is working on a new CD which contains music done by contemporary Serbian composers for 4 hands- all the pieces were written and dedicated to her duo.

Her most significant awards are: The Tel Hai piano prize, The International competition Chopin Roma prize, The Sergio Calligaris special prize for the best performance of contemporary pieces, she was a semifinalist of the competition Allegro vivo in San Marino, she won the annual award of the Association of Music and Ballet Pedagogues of Serbia for the year 2010, as well as the award Iskra for the creation of contemporary art work for artists up to 35 years of age, which was awarded by the Department of Culture in Vojvodina. She is a licensed professor of the Royal Programs which are part of the ABRSM SouthEast Europe. Finally, she is actively giving concerts as a chamber musician with numerous artists such as Edin Karamazov, The Novi Sad Wind Quintet, The TAJ Quartet, The Camerata Academica and The Novi Sad Trio. In addition, her students have won numerous awards and prizes at both national and international competitions and some of them are currently attending prestigious music universities worldwide.