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Stefan Soskic

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Stefan Soskic

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Curriculum Vitae

Name: Stefan Soskic (Šoškić)
Date of birth: 08.06.1990
Place of birth: Belgrade
Citizenship: Serbian
Address: Rolf E. Stenersens alle 16
0858 Oslo, Norway
E mail: shole1990@gmail.com

Education:
University education
August 2014 – Present: Norwegian Academy of Music, Oslo, Norway
Master studies- solo and chamber music performance, main instrument – clarinet
(professors Björn Nyman and Fredrik Fors)
October 2013 – July 2014: Faculty of Music arts, Belgrade, Serbia
Master of Arts – music performer, main instrument - clarinet (professor Ante Grgin)
October 2009 – Jun 2013: Faculty of Music arts, Belgrade, Serbia
Bachelor of Arts – music performer, main instrument - clarinet (professor Ante
Grgin)
High school education
September 2005 – Jun 2009: Secondary music school ”Stankovic”, Belgrade,
Serbia – music performer, main instrument clarinet (professors Milan Rajkovic
and Milos Geric)

Certificates
Driver`s license (Serbian) - B category

Working experience:
Teaching experience
August 2015 – present: “Superinstruktørene AS”, Oslo, Norway – clarinet instructor
January 2015 – present: “Karlsrud Skoles Musikkorps”, Oslo, Norway – clarinet
instructor
February 2014 – Jun 2014: Primary and secondary music school ”Stevan
Mokranjac”, Negotin, Serbia – clarinet and chamber music professor (permanent
employment)

Orchestra experience
August 2015 – present: member of Nordic Harmony orchestra
August 2015 – August 2015: Operosa Opera Festival, Montenegro – Mozarts “Cosi
fan tutte”- clarinet player in opera project (part time employment).
January 2015 – January 2015: Cooperation between NMH (Norwegian Academy of
Music) and KORK (Norwegian Radio Orchestra), E – flat clarinet player in orchestra
project (part time employment).
August 2014 – present: member of Blåsereakademie at NMH
February 2014 - February 2014: Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, clarinet player in
orchestra project (part time employment).
December 2013 – December 2013: Symphony Orchestra RTV Montenegro, clarinet
player in orchestra project (part time employment)
April 2012 – April 2012: Symphony orchestra RTV Serbia, clarinet player in
orchestra project (part time employment)

Other working experience
January 2015 – April: “Den Norske Opera & Ballett”, Oslo, Norway – performance:
“Lohengrin” by Richard Wagner
References provided upon request

During studies, as a soloist, I have won numerous prizes and awards at international
competitions, among which are:
2008 - International Competition Petar Konjovic, Belgrade (Serbia) - 2nd prize
2009 - International competition of woodwind instruments, Pozarevac (Serbia) - 1st
prize
2009 - International competition Davorin Jenko, Belgrade (Serbia) - 1st prize
2012 - 42. International Competition "Jeunesses musicales", Belgrade (Serbia) –
semi finalist
2008 - 2011. I was a permanent member of the Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
"Borislav Pascan" in Belgrade. During studies, I was a regular member of the
Symphony Orchestra of Faculty of Music arts in Belgrade, and honorary member of
many professional orchestras:
The Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Serbian Radio and Television Symphony
Orchestra, Montenegrin Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Camerata Serbica and
Serbian Military Orchestra "Stanislav Binicki".
Season 2012/2013 I worked in a chamber ensemble of the National Theater in
Belgrade (Serbia).
I attended many master classes, seminars lessons with numerous famous
professors and clarinet performers: Ognjen Popovic, Veljko Klenkovski, Yehuda
Gilad, Andjei Maevski, Leif Arne Pedersen, Harri Mäki, Heiner Schindler, Gerald
Pachinger, David Griffits, Mate Bekavac, Aleksandar Tasic, etc.
I participated in orchestral, chamber and solo projects in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia
and Herzegovina,Slovenia, Norway. My repertoire includes works from the period of
Classicism to modern compositions of the 21st century.
The Fund for Young Talents of the Republic of Serbia awarded me the prize
''Dositeja'' for 2014 an 2015.

Language competence
Serbian- Mother language
Croatian, Bosnian, Montenegrin - Excellent (written and spoken)
English- Very good, written and spoken (2 years of University studies)
Norwegian – Good, written and spoken (currently attending private lessons)
Russian - Basic