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Aleksandar Tasic

Serbia

Was born in Vranje in 1976, where he finished primary music school, and the first grade of secondary music school ‘Stevan Mokranjac’, under the mentoship of professor K. Jasarev. On the republic and federal competitions of students of music (Belgrade: 1988-1991, Herceg Novi: 1991) he won the First prizes. In 1991, he moves to secondary music school "Stankovic" in Belgrade, under the mentorship of professor M. Geric.
Between 1991 and 1994. He took part as the first solo clarinetist of Belgrade Youth Philharmonic Orchestra "Borislav Pascan". In 1994, he enrolled The Academy of Arts in Novi Sad. During his education at The Academy of Arts, Aleksandar Tasic drew attention with his performances, numerous solistic concerts, chamber music concerts, and his participations in significant international competitions.
In 1997, the University of Novi Sad awarded him ‘The Exceptional Reward’ for his artistic and concert activity. In 1998, he won the first prize on the international competition of Jeuness Musicale “Laureats of Orpheus” in Belgrade.

Both as a solo player and as a member of chamber ensembles, he performed on the festivals of classical music: NOMUS ( Novi Sad), BEMUS (Belgrade), The Seventh International Tribune of Composers (Belgrade), Voivodinian- Hungarian Music Events (Novi Sad), Les Classiques de Villars ( Switzerland), Verbier Festival & Academy (Switzerland), Reveries musicales de Villars (Switzerland), Y4Y Music festival- Bangkok ( Thailand ), etc.
He is the member of Woodwind quintet ’SYNERGIA 5’ with which he performs enormous opus of both classical and modern music pieces.He plays as the first solo clarinetist in chamber opera "Madlenianum " in Zemun, in Philharmonic orchestra of Subotica, and in Symphonic orchestra of Voivodina.He was broadcasted on television and radio programmes in Yugoslavia and abroad (RTS, BBC, Arte TV).
He graduated in1999, at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad. From the year 2000, Aleksandar Tasic performed as the first solo clarinetist in the ‘UBS Verbier Festival Youth Orchestra (Switzerland), where he played with the conductors like James Levine, Zubin Mehta, Kurt Masur, Kent Nagano, Wolfgang Sawalisch, Cristoph von Dohnanyi, Paavo Jarvi, Claudio Vandelli, Charles Dutoit, etc.
In 2006, he took a part on the Verbier Festival & Academy and played chamber music concerts with Thomas Quasthoff, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Frans Helmerson, Blythe Teh, Sharon Bezaly, Menahem Pressler, Gabor Takacs-Nagy, Corey Cerovsek, etc.
In the year 2002, he won the scholarship from the programme P.S.G., given by the Austrian government. The same year, he got the Master of Arts degree at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, where he works as dozent professor at the chamber music department. Also he is honorable member of International association of music lovers.


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Aleksandar  Tasic
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