||MARKO MILETIC, cellist, completed his undergraduate and master studies at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, in the class of prof. Imre Kalman and achieved "Artist Diploma of Performance" in the Schwob School of Music at Columbus University (USA) in the class of prof. Wendy Warner, one of the leading cellists of her generation. During his studies, Mr. Miletić won prizes at competitions and festivals as a soloist and as a member of chamber ensembles. He attended master classes with renowned soloists from around the world, including: Arto Noras (Finland), John Kucer (Ukraine), Orfeo Mandoci (Austria), Dmitry Levin (Germany) Mark Kosower(USA), Mark Copey(France), Alexander Kobrin (Russia / USA), Sergio Schwartz (USA), the quartet ‘Fine Arts’.
Mr. Miletić is known as one of the leading cello soloists in Serbia but also as a valuable chamber musician and leader of the cello section and as such he performed in Germany, Austria, France, Hungary, Slovenia, USA, Croatia, Montenegro, etc. As a soloist, he performed with various orchestras, including the "St George Strings", Symphony Orchestra of the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, Voïvodina Symphony Orchestra, Subotica chamber orchestra, string orchestra "Camerata Academica" Novi Sad. He performed with renowned soloists: Wendy Warner, Alexander Kobrin, Stefan Milenkovich, Gerard Causse, Sergio Schwartz. Marko plays in numerous chamber ensembles, and since 2013. he is a member of the piano trio "Valmaro" with pianist Valentina Nenasheva and violinist Robert Lakatos. In 2007. Mr. Miletić succeeded in renewing the famous chamber orchestra "Camerata Academica“ in Novi Sad, with whom he performs as a solo cellist and acts as artistic director and co-operates with numerous renowned artists . He was the leading cellist in the Symphony Orchestra "LaGrange" and Vojvodina simphony orchestra.
During studies, Mr. Miletić discovered a great passion and talent for teaching and hence was engaged in working with students and talented children.
He has also performed at major international festivals: "Belgrade Cello Fest", "Nomus", "SOMUS" "OKTOIH", International Review of Composers in Belgrade, Transeuropean Festival in Rouen.
Mr. Miletić made numerous recordings for radio and television stations in Serbia and abroad.
He works as docent lecturer of cello at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad and as a guest professor at the Faculty of Arts in Niš and frequently gives master classes in Serbia- some of his students have already won several international awards.
|Pianist MIHAJLO ZURKOVIC (1978) was born in Sombor, Serbia.
He had his first solo concert at the age of 12, and since then he has played over 500 recitals, chamber music concerts, and has appeared many times as a soloist with different orchestras in Europe, Japan, and the USA.
At the age of 14, he was given a full scholarship to study at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, where he completed both his undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Mihajlo is currently working on his doctorate degree at the Faculty of Music and Art in Belgrade. He is employed as a lecturer for piano at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad.