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Dragomir Bratić

{ Serbia }

Dragomir Bratic, Serbia started playing the piano at the age of fourteen. He graduated from the Department of Piano and received his master’s degree from the department of chamber Music (major: piano duo) at the faculty of music in Belgrade in the classes of Ninoslav Živkovićand Zorica Ćetković. He studied attended master classes from: Arba Waldme, Igor Lasko, Pavel Nersesyan, Natalija Trul. He is a piano teacher at the Davorin Jenko music school in Belgrade.

He has been a member of the Association of Music Artists of Serbia since 2005 and since 2006, he is the coordinator of prof Arba Valdme for Serbia, with whom he realized four accredited seminars approved by the Institute for the advancement of Education. From 2008-2015. he is the head of the board of directors of the international competition for young pianists in Šabac. He is the director of the republic competition of students of music and ballet schools in Serbia from 2011-2020. He has been the president of the piano section of Belgrade since October 2015. He is also the author and host of the forum at the 17th international competition for young pianists in Šabac: “ Principles of judging at music competitions. Subjective or objective assessment? ”Which was accredited by the Institute for the advancement of education.

As part of the PIANO / FVG piano competition held in May 2014 in the Italian city of Sacile under the auspices of the CEI (Central European Initiative) Forum and the Alink-Argerich Foundation, he gave a lecture on the Serbian piano school and the pros and cons of the competition.

Dragomir Bratić is a co-author (with professor of the Novi Sad Academy of Arts Dragoljub Katunac and Croatian pianist Aljoš Jurinić) and the organizer of the professional meeting “Meeting with the artist: international competition Frederic Chopin – then and now” within the Belgrade Chopin Fest 2016. He was a mediator of conversations in front of the audience with young pianist stars Dmitry Shishkin (Russia) and Shimon Nering (Poland). He holds seminars throughout Europe. He is the author of the textbook music culture for the first grade of primary school, published by BIGZ. According to the originality of his approach to working with children, he is one of the most talented pedagogues of the younger generation. He has won numerous awards for his pedagogical work in the country and abroad.

He is the author of numerous prestigious classes with an emphasis on an individual approach to solving problems in musical performance. His students have played in all prestigious halls in Serbia and in the most famous concert halls abroad (Carnegie Hall in New York, Musikverein in Vienna…).

Professor Bratić’s students have so far won over 500 first and special awards (laureates) at domestic and competitions in Italy, Slovenia, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Hungary, the United States, Germany and Austria. intensively concentrated on piano duo.

He is the official piano associate of the children’s choir of the Radio Television of Serbia “Kolibri”. He is a member of the jury at almost all domestic competitions and at competitions in Slovenia, Italy, the Czech Republic, Hungary, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Austria, Germany and Poland. According to the choice of the publishing house KLET, he was published as one of the 1000 most successful Serbian creators in pre-university education.