Dušan Bavdek

EDUCATION:

1994 Diploma in Composition (Prof. Alojz Srebotnjak), Ljubljana Academy of Music

1996 Master Course of Composition – Internationalle Akademie Prag-Wien-Budapest (Prof. Janos Vajda), Semmering, Austria

1998 Master Course of Composition – Centre Acanthes Paris (Prof. Helmut Lachenmann), Villeneuve-lez-Avignon, France

2000 Specialization and Post-graduate Study of Composition (Prof. Marijan Gabrijelčič, Prof. Danijel Dane Škerl), Ljubljana Academy of Music

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

1994 – 2003 Teacher of Harmony, Counterpoint and Solfeggio, Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet

Since 2000 Professional Collaboration with the Institute for Education of the Republic of Slovenia

2001 – 2005 Member of the Council for Music Education of the Republic of Slovenia

Since 2002 Professor of Music Theory (Harmony, Solfeggio) at the Ljubljana Academy of Music

2004 – 2007 Lecturer (Harmony and Form Analysis, Instrumentation), Department of Musicology at the Faculty of Arts, Ljubljana

DISTINCTIONS:

1994 Acknowledgement by the UNESCO International Music Tribune of Composers, Paris

1996 Internationalle Academie Prag-Wien-Budapest Scholarship

1998 Centre Acanthes Paris Scholarship

2005 Selected Composition for Ode to Europe, Warszaw Chamber Opera, Poland

2005 One of Five Selected Composers of the “6 Continents Project”, The Netherlands

2006 »Best Profesor of Academy of Music« selected by the Student Council of the Ljubljana University

2007 Selected Piece for the ISCM World Music Days – Hong Kong 2007

2010 Selected Piece for the ISCM World New Music Days – Sydney, Australia 2010

 

ACTIVITIES:

Since 1996 Member of the Executive Board of the Slovenian Composers Society (DSS)

1997 – 2004 Member of the Executive Board of the Slovenian Copyrights Society (SAZAS)

1998 – 2000 Secretary of the Slovenian Composers Society (DSS)

1998 – 2006 Member of the Publishing Council of the MUSKA Magazine

1999 – 2003 General Secretary of the ISCM World Music Days – Slovenia 2003

2002 – 2005, 2007, 2010 Member of the International Jury for Competitions in Composition, Euritmia, Italy

Since 2002 Member of the Supervising Committee of the Jeunesse Musicale, Slovenia

2006, 2009 President of the International Jury for Competitions in Composition, Euritmia, Italy

2006 Member of the International Jury for Competitions in Solfeggio, TEMSIG, Slovenia

2006 Member of the Jury of the National Festival »Slovenian Pop Song«, Slovenia

2006 – 2009 Member of the Auditors of the European Composers Forum (ECF)

Since 2006 Artistic Director of the »International Concerts Cycle« of the Slovenian Composers Society

2008 President of the International Jury for Competitions in Solfeggio, TEMSIG, Slovenia

2009 Board Member of the European Composers Forum (ECF)