Milena Injac - SRB
Milena Injac - SRBMemeber of the Jury
Dr. Milena Injac, conductor, full professor and dean of the Faculty of Arts in Nis. She received her doctorate in conducting at the Faculty of Music, University of Arts in Belgrade under mentorship of prof. emeritus Darinka Matić-Marović. She is trained with Jorma Panula, Peter Eötvös , Mladen Jagušt and Salvador Mas Conda in Vienna and perfected choral singing and conducting in Sweden as a member of the first session of the World Choir, working with Erik Eriksson, Stefan Sköld and Thomas Kaplin. During her studies, she was an assistant in the Collegium musicum and Lola choirs in Belgrade. After arriving in Niš, she was the conductor of the Niš Chamber Choir, with whom she performed numerous concerts and several vocal and instrumental works. He won the IHS Golden Badge in 2004 for his contribution to the work of the festival and the performance of world premieres of vocal-instrumental works. For several years, she conducted the Aleksinac Mixed Choir Šumatovac, with which she won prizes in Ohrid and Pardubice. Since 2011, Milena Injac has been a member and president of the jury of the sock competition in Antalya and Çankale, Turkey. She won the first prize at the 3rd international festival "World of Music" in Italy conducting the chamber ensemble of the Nis Symphony Orchestra. . She has performed with almost all the leading orchestras in the country, the opera in Belgrade and Skopje, as well as the musical theater in Rome, all the leading orchestras and philharmonics in the region and has been a guest several times in Latin America and at festivals in Uruguay, El Salvador, Great Britain, Spain, Italy, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Sweden, Austria, Montenegro, Greece and Russia. She was the conductor of the stage performances of J. Strauss's operetta: The Bat and the opera G. Rossini: The Barber of Seville in Niš. Milena Injac is a regular guest conductor of the Niš Symphony Orchestra and a guest lecturer of conducting at the Academia Diesis in Spain.
Jasenka Ostojic - CRO
Jasenka Ostojic - CROPresident of the Jury
Conductor Jasenka Ostojić is a full professor at the Music Academy of the University of Zagreb. He teaches conducting courses and courses Choir and Chamber Choir with which he realizes excellent vocal - instrumental projects praised by the public and music critics. From the academic year 2018/2019 He is also a professor at the Music Academy in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), where he teaches conducting and related professional subjects. He is a lecturer and leader of seminars and professional trainings in the country, and a guest lecturer at universities in Poland, Austria, Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the USA. She is a member of expert judging panels in competitions of conductors, orchestras and choirs (Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia and Bulgaria). As a conductor of choirs and orchestras, she has won dozens of national and international awards, including two international Grand Prix. He has a rich concert activity at prestigious festivals in Croatia, as well as Great Britain, France, Belgium, Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Greece and the USA. She has conducted the premieres of numerous composers, for whose performances she has been awarded special recognitions on several occasions. As a conductor, she collaborated with the Zagreb Soloists, the Croatian Chamber Orchestra, the Varaždin Chamber Orchestra, the CAF Symphony Wind Orchestra, the Croatian Radio and Television Choir and others. She specialized in vocal training for youth singers with the Vienna Boys, Austria. She has been the conductor of the Zagreb Boys Choir, and has been a mentor to many boys who have performed as soloists in professional productions of national opera and concert houses in the last two decades. In 2006, he founded the Croatian Society Collegium pro arte, which includes renowned and award-winning choirs Cappella Zinka and Cappella Odak, as well as the ensembles Odak Camerata and the Ensemble Celeste, a musical theater. She is the editor of the collection Anthology of Croatian Choral Music published by the Zadar Concert Office. She is the artistic director of the World Choir Festival on Musical, Thessaloniki, Greece
Tamara Adamov Petijevic - SRB
Tamara Adamov Petijevic - SRBMemeber of the Jury
Conductor, violin player and teacher, a researcher in the field of choral music and leader and artistic director of three choirs and two symphony orchestras, with around 300 mostly young people.She conducts the renowned Orthodox church choir St Stephen of Dechani, the Isidor Bajic Music School mixed and girls’ choir and a professional vocal-instrumental oratorio studio Orfelin.Her choirs and orchestras won many prizes at national and international choral competitions and festivals. She was awarded the Best Conductor Performance at YoungPrague competition, the title Ambassador of Good Will at Zimriya Festival in Jerusalem and First prize Summa Cum Laude at the International Festival of Youth Orchestras in Neerpelt, Belgium; several high national prizes for her pedagogical work. Her research work resulted in numerous projects, such as recording 10 CDs or editing and publishing 5 books/music collections of Serbian choral and church music.She was a presenter and conductor at several Choral Workshops for liturgical and choral music in USA, Canada, Italy and Hungary.She is a member of many international juries for choirs and composition and artistic director or member of the artistic committee of several national music festivals. In 2021 she was elected a member of the Board of Directors of European Choral Association - Europa Cantat.She is one of the founders of Serbian Choral Association, with around 120 choirs in membership; today she is the president of that organization.She teaches at the Music School in Novi Sad and very often does conductors seminars and masterclasses in Serbia and abroad.In the USA she was a guest conductor and a lecturer 4 times, from 2011-2021.

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