My musical biography

Igor Dražević was born in 1989. in Loznica, Republic of Serbia. He started his musical education at the age of seven in Elementary School for Musical Education “Vuk Karadžić” (Loznica, Republic of Serbia) where he chose the main subject classical piano. Throughout six year of his elementary musical education he has been working with Prof. Bojana Nikić under whose mentoring he made his first musical steps.

Upon the end of the elementary music education he decides to continue his musical education in Music Gymnasium “Mihailo Vukdragović” (Šabac, Republic of Serbia) where he was invited to join the class of renewed piano teacher specialized in working with young talents – Prof. Dragomir Bratić. During his high school he has won numerous of prizes, both on national and international level which include: First prizes on National Piano Competition (Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, 2007.); “Mihailo Vukdragović” Piano Competition (Šabac, Republic of Serbia, 2006., 2007.); “Davorin Jenko” (Belgrade, Republic of Serbia, 2006); “Trgu Žiu” Piano Competition (Republic of Romania, 2006.). Igor won special prize “Isidor Bajić” on International Piano Competition Isidor Bajić in Novi Sad, Serbia, 2014.

Upon finishing his high school, Igor continued his musical education at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade (Republic of Serbia), Piano department, where he finished his Bachelor and Master studies under the baton of famous piano pedagogue Prof. Dubravka Jovičić. At this moment he is Phd student, Performing Arts/Piano department, of famous pedagogue Prof. Aleksandar Šandorov at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade. During his academic education Igor has centered his focus on concert performing practice, both as a soloist and chamber musician. He has attended Master Classes of Svetlana Bogino (RUSIA), Vladimir Ugarkov (RUSIA), Natalia Trull (RUSIA), Aleksandar Serdar (SERBIA), Nevena Popović (SERBIA), Jokut Mihajlović (RUSIA/SERBIA), where he had an opportunity to learn and develop his unique performing style.

Currently, Igor Drazevic is working in elementary and Music Gymnasium „Marko Tajčević“ Lazarevac (Serbia) as piano accompanist. Has five years experience as piano accompanist and piano teacher.