"...dazzlingly good chamber ensemble…
exuberantly expressive, intimate style…
gorgeously idiomatic playing’
The Times
Djordje Gajic
accordion

International prizes:


1985 International Accordion Competition, Pescara, Italy 1st prize
1986 International Accordion Competition, Stresa, Italy 1st prize
1986 International Accordion Competition, Camalo, Italy 1st prize
1987 Grand Prix for Accordion St Etienne, France 1st prize
1987 International Accordion Competition, Soko Bana, Serbia 1st prize
1987 International Accordion Competition, Camalo, Italy 1st prize
1988 International Akkordeonwett-bewerb, Klingental, Germany 2nd prize
1988 CMA World Championship Fontainbleau, France 1st prize
1994 Coupe of North Cheraparvetz Russia 2nd place





Biography
Djordje Gajic began his musical studies in Yugoslavia at the age of 6, finally graduating from the Russian Academy of Music in 1993 gaining a 'Master of Music' degree and Honorary Title, 'Solo Performer'. Following the recommendation from the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music for post-graduate study he continued his studies there and was appointed Assistant to Yuri Dranga. In June 1995 Djordje Gajic completed his studies. Djordje has won many International Competitions, amongst them Tropheo Mondiale in 1988 and the Grand Prix 1987. He has also received many awards of outstanding merit leading to television and radio broadcasts. He has performed with Russian State Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Yvgeny Svetlanov, RSNO as well as many solo recitals throughout Europe: Russia, Serbia, Andorra, Holland, France, Germany, Poland, Latvia, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Norway, Bahrein and Britain. Since arriving to Britain he gave solo recitals in London, Leeds, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Blackpool, Birmingham etc. He also performed at international music festivals in Dartington, Norwich, Salisbury, Birmingham and Great Yarmouth.
He is currently teaching at the Douglas Academy of Music, Glasgow and St Mary’s Music School, Edinburgh, and since 2008 has been a professor at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow,


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