Mladen Prodan

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Mladen Prodan


After finishing elementary school of music in Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina, playing violin, Mladen Prodan attended “Savo Balaban” Music High School, studying theory of music and solo singing under the tutelage of the professor Tijana Vuksan, while simultaneously attending a gymnasium in the same town. During that period, he won many awards, not only in solo singing, but also in solfeggio, namely: first place in the Lazar Jovanović Competition in Belgrade in 2011, special award in the Republic Solo Singing Competition in Banja Luka in 2013, first place in Republic Solfeggio Competition in Banja Luka in 2010 as well as in 2012 and many others. Following his high school gratuation, he enrolled in the department of Solo Singing at the Faculty of Music, University of Belgrade under the tutelage of professor Ljudmila Gros Popovic. Since then, he has won several awards, such as:

First prize at the Nikola Cvejić competition in Ruma, Serbia,
First prize at the Petar Konjović competition in Belgrade, Serbia,
First prize at the Bruna Spiler competition in Herceg Novi, Montenegro.
Furthermore, Mladen was a recipient of the Jelena Mihajlovic Fund as the most perspective young singer at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade in 2014. He has had many public performances, as well as two significant roles as a member of Belgrade’s Faculty of Music opera studio, run by professor Dragana Radakovic. He sang a solo in Criolla Mass with the faculty choir, and III, V and VI Garland as part of Colegium Musicum choir. His musical performances include the cycle of songs called “Travel and conversations”, composed by Stanislava Gajic, young but brilliant composer, for soprano, tenor, string quintet and flute, as part of her Ph.D. project. As a member of the faculties opera studio, he played the role of Mujezin, in 2014, the role of Einstein, from the operetta “Die Fledermaus” written by Strauss a year later and the Genara character in the opera “Maddalena”, by Sergei Prokofiev

He is currently a fourth year student at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, Serbia.