Accordion classes

The accordion department at our college is one of the largest accordion departments in the Republic of Croatia with seven regular employees – professors of accordion and about 80 accordion students..

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Accordion is a widespread instrument used in various types of music.

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Marjan Krajna, Prof.

School Director: Marjan Krajna, prof. Marjan Krajna, born in 1966 in Zagreb, graduated in 1990 at the State Russian Musical Academy of Gnesin in Moscow – Accordion Department, in the class of professor Viacheslav Semjonov and conducting in the class of professor Vladimir Kozuhar. He finished primary music school at Rudolf Matz music school in the class of professor Josip Perić. Secondary music education he finished at Elly Bašić Music School in...

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Maja Talajić, Prof.

Maja Talajić, Prof. – Head of Department Graduated at the Hohner Conservatory in Trossingen (Germany) in 1996 in the class of professor Silvia Wenke. Since 1998 she is the accordion teacher at Zlatko Baloković Music College. During her education in primary and secondary music schools, she achieved enviable results in the class of professor Marija Ivković. (1st prize at the International competition in Urbino-Italy). During studies she has given numerous successful...

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Ivan Kuruc, Prof.

Born in 1982, at the age of 9 he began to study accordion in class of professor Ankica Vujnović-Tonković. In year 1993 at the 31st contest of Croatian music students he won a 1st prize. At the international meeting of accordion players in Pula (1995) Ivan Kuruc won a 3rd prize. He enrolled secondary music education in class of professor Maja Bandalović at Zlatko Baloković Music College. Afterwards he became...

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Ivana Cvetkovski, Master of Arts

Ivana Cvetkovski finished primary music education of accordion in Samobor, in the class of professor Marina Flanjak, after which she completed the secondary education at "Functional Music Pedagogy" music school in Zagreb in the accordion class of professor Marjan Krajna. She went to high school in general gymnasium "A. G. Matoš" in Samobor and at Secondary Music School "Functional Music Pedagogy". Besides the main subject of accordion she took cello...

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Damir Bužleta, Prof.

From 1973 to 1977 he was a pupil in the gymnasium in Pula. In 1977 he enrolled in technical education at the Faculty of Pedagogy in Pula and in 1984 he was enrolled at the Ivan Matetić Ronjgov Secondary Music School in Pula-Accordion department. After private tutoring by professor Slavko Zlatić he was enrolled in a music culture studies at the Pedagogical Faculty in Pula. He graduated in 1992 in...

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Ivana Levak Vaupotić, Prof

Graduated classical accordion and music culture at the Faculty of Philosophy in Pula (today's Academy of Music in Pula). She has improved her skills in collaboration with eminent artists and pedagogues such as P. Soave, O. Murray, J. Šiškin and A. Skljarov. As a soloist, she has performed with chamber and symphony orchestras such as the Philarmonica de Stat Arad and the Oltenia Craiova Philharmonic in Romania, the Ashdod Symphony...

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