At „Zvornik Guitar Festival and Competition in Bosnia“ which was on the 05. 23. 2016. Stevan’s students won 1. Prizes: Ognjen Đurđević, in the first category, and Luka Petrović winner of the second category with 97 points, the highest score at the competition overall.
At the Festival of Music Schools of Serbia, which was held in Zajecar, from 7. – 13. of May, Music School „Mihailo Vukdragovic” from Sabac won four first awards and one second award. The guitarist, Luka Petrovic, in Stevan’s studio, won 1. Prize, 93 points.
Happy to announce my arrangement of Rachmaninoff Prelude No 5 in g minor, op. 23 is now published through Les Productions d‘OZ! PDF or sheet music can be ordered here – http://www.productionsdoz.com/en/prelude-in-g-minor-op-23-no-5
Hopefully the recording will be out sometimes soon .
Performance on 19th century guitars with Marko Erdevički. At the Cultural Center of Šabac. December 27th 2015.
CLASSIC ART is a unique thematic guitar festival and competition held in Serbia. It was founded by Stevan Jović and his former guitar teacher Marko Erdevički. Each year the festival has a new guitar related theme in order to highlight and promote the classical guitar. The competition provides a great opportunity for young artists to show their skills and musicianship. This year the theme of the festival was Composers of the first half of the 19th century.
There were two evening recitals held in the Cultural Centre of Šabac. The performers of the first evening on December 26th were professors of Music Academy in Novi Sad, Aleksandar Tasić, clarinet and Zoran Krajišnik, guitar. The second evening on December 27th was dedicated to music of 19th century. Performers were Stevan Jović, Marko Erdevički and guest from Italy, Marko Battaglia.
In all, we had 76 competitors from all around Serbia. The special prize given by Marko Erdevički for the best performance of the piece from the first half of the 19th century included a trip to Norway, 7 days in Bergen and series of masterclass with Marko Erdevički. The jury panel consisted of 5 renowned artists and pedagogues from Serbia and abroad: Vera Ogrizović, Zoran Krajišnik, Miloš Janjić, Marko Erdevički and Marko Battaglia.
Winner of the Elementary school category:
Puljević Vida, Music School “Mokranjac”, Belgrade, prof. Adrijana Košutić
Winner of the High school category:
Marija Rašic, Music School “Davorin Jenko”, Belgrade, prof. Aleksandar Hadži-Đorđević
Winner of Student’s category:
Viktor Đuknić, Academy of Arts Novi Sad, prof. Srđan Tošić
Special prize winner:
Zubac Miloš, Faculty of Music in Belgrade, prof. Vera Ogrizović
In cooperation with Orchestra of Music School “Mihailo Vukdragovic” and municipality of City of Sabac, Stevan performed Concerto no. 1 in D, by M. Castelnuovo Tedesco, at Vojvodina Guitar Fest 2015 in the City Hall of Novi Sad.
Stevan’s students, guitar quartet – Antica Moderna (Lazar Markovic, Bogdan Petrovic, Konstantin Becejic, Luka Petrovic), won first prize at the prestigious Republic Competition of Music Schools, Negotin, Serbia 2015.
GUITAR FEST VALJEVO, DECEMBER 6 – 7. 2014
Stevan’s students won 5 awards at the 6. Guitar Competition in Valjevo:
Bogdan Petrovic – 1. Prize
Luka Petrovic – 2. Prize
Lazar Markovic – 1. Prize
Vuk Puzic – 3. Prize
Matija Kolakovic – 3. Prize