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Ivana Milinčić

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Ivana Milinčić

Singer/Soprano

I am a soprano, born on June 26, 1990 in Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina. I completed the Secondary School of Music “Vlado Milošević” in Banja Luka, Vocal Studies and Music Theory. In 2009, I enrolled in The Academy of Arts, Vocal Studies, in the class of Professor Snježana Savičić Sekulić, and after in class of professor Dunja Simić. I finished my studies in Banjaluka in the year of 2013.with grade 10.
I won a nuber of awards during my education, first and second prizes in international competitions of singers “Lazar Jovanović” in Belgrade and International singing competition “Nikola Cvejić” in Ruma. During my education, I performed a number of concerts, both solo and as part of an ensemble, in Banja Luka, Prijedor, Prnjavor, Gradiška and other cities in Bosnia-Herzegovina. I participated in concerts of chamber music of The Academy of Art. I performed regularly at the “Days of Vlado Milošević” festival in Banja Luka, as well as in International Day of Music and Open Museum Days in Banja Luka. I performed at the National Theater in Banja Luka in the Jewels of The Opera project, where I collaborated with Ognjen Bomoštar, a conductor from Sarajevo National Theater Opera. I also worked with conductors Branka Radošević, Nemanja Savić. I was chosen to participate in filming a show “Klasika” for the national television, where she performed Renaissance and Baroque repertoire as a part of an ensemble (voice and classical guitar).
The year of 2014. I was chosen as a representative from Bosnia-Herzegovina to participate in the festival “I Suoni dei Luogi” in Italy. I performed concerts there in cities across Veneto region of Northern Italy, both solo and as a part of an ensemble with Albina Smajlović (soprano) and Dunja Marković (piano accompanist).
In the year of 2014. I debuted in first operetta putt on stage in Banjaluka, since fifty years, Orpheus in underground. Because of operettas big success, Ofpheus in underground chosen to be on a the regular program in Theatre of Republic of Serbien in Banialuka.
In the year of 2015. I founded an asotiation, with the number of young enthusiastic colegues, named Asosiation for opera aducation, Figaro. The purpous is to help young colegues in development, to stage opera works in Banjaluka for the first time, raising fonds, and bringing teaches with experience to do masterclasses and workshops with singers in Banjaluka. The asosiation Figaro is had their first performance in Banialuca, on February fifteen, consisting of opera ensambles of Mozart, Puccini, Bellinnis operas.
In the year of 2015.I was chosen to participate in a masterclass with Teresa Berganza in Academie Musicale de Villecroze. I also won first prize in International competition “Lazar Jovanović”.
I am curently developing my vocal abilitys with the help and gaidenence of the teacher Stojan Stojanov Gančev.