Nataša Perazić Vrzić, flute and Uroš Ignjatović, piano

Nataša Perazić Vrzić, flute

Born in 1985, Nataša Perazić Vrzić attained her elementary music education in Music School ‘Kornelije Stanković’ in Belgrade. In 2004 she started studying at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, in class of Prof. Ljubiša Jovanović. The same year she went to New York where she studied with Prof. Judith Mendenhall. She graduated in 2008, starting her postgraduate studies at the Catalonia College of Music in Barcelona, in class of renowned flutist Julia Gellego. She is currently at her specialist studies at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade.

In the course of her studies she has received a number of awards and scholarships for the World Youth Symphonic Orchestra, Interlochen Summer School for Music and Art (Michigan, USA), as well as a scholarship of the Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Serbia.

She has appeared at a number of festivals in our country and abroad, some of which are BEMUS, Budva Town-Theatre, Kotor Art Festival, Nice Summer Festival (France).

She has performed as a member of baroque chamber ensembles (receiving a baroque flute as an award), Belgrade Flute Quartet (founder) and a duo with the guitarist and colleague Banko Banković. She was the first flutist of the World Youth Symphonic Orchestra and the Youth Orchestra of South-Eastern Europe. She has learned with renowned flutists such as Benoit Fromanger, Barthold Kujiken, Matijas Alin, Martin Kofler, Michael Debost, Jacques Zoon… She has appeared in more than 300 concerts in our country and abroad as an orchestral, chamber and solo performer.

Uroš Ignjatović, piano

Born in 1984 in Belgrade, Uroš Ignjatović gained his primary and secondary musical education in Music School ‘Kornelije Stanković’, in his hometown, in the Departments of Music Theory and Organ. In 2004 he started studying Composition at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, in class of Prof. Milan Mihajlović. In 2009 he went on to study Organ at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, in class of Prof. Maja Smiljanić.

He has appeared at the Youth Festival in Bayreuth, in Germany, and at the KompArt festival in Novi Sad. Among his notable performances is the one with the Symphonic orchestra where he played, as an organist, the Symphony No. 8 by Gustav Mahler in Sava Centre in 2012. In his free time he plays jazz and works as studio musician with various ensembles.