NIKOLA SRDIĆ (Serbia) graduated from the Faculty of Music Arts, Belgrade (1975) in the studio of Professor Bruno Brun. Two years later he earned his masters degree at the same institution. As a French government scholarship holder, he continued his studies in Paris under the tutelage of the eminent professor Ulysse Dellecluse.
He has won numerous first prizes at competitions in the former Yugoslavia, from which he highlights the Bavarian Radio and Television Special Award (1973), and advanced to the final round of the Munich ARD International Music Competition (1973).
As a soloist and chamber musician he has performed in all major musical venues across the former Yugoslavia, as well as in France, Belgium, Great Britain, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany.
He has appeared with the Belgrade, Zagreb, Macedonian, Sarajevo, Vojvodina, Timisoara, and the Upper Czech Republic Philharmonic Orchestras, as well as with the Novi Sad and Mostar Chamber Orchestras, Dušan Skovran Chamber Orchestra (over 50 concerts), St. George’s String Orchestra, and with string quartets such as Klima Quartet, Kodaly Quartet, Moyses Quartet, Belgrade String Quartet, Serbian String Quartet, Tartini Quartet, etc.
Among his numerous appearances at music festivals, highlights include the Ohrid Summer Festival, Bratislava Summer Festival, Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Grich Evenings, Music festivals in Talin (Estonia), Janáček May International Music Festival (Ostrava), Košice Music Spring Festival, etc.
He is a Professor at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad and the Academy of Arts in Banja Luka.