Commissioner /

Andrej Zupan

Andrej Zupan, graduated and finished his post-graduate studies of clarinet at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana in the class of his father Prof. Alojz Zupan. In 1985 he represented Slovenia at the Eurovision young musicians concert in Madrid given by the best young musicians of Europe. At local international contests he won eight first prizes. In 1995 he was accepted into the »Orchestre de Jeunes de la Mediterranee« in France and toured with it through Europe and Africa. He is now playing in orchestras giving numerous recitals and chamber concerts in Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Austria, Italy, England, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Germany and USA. Since 1993 until 2004 he performed as the first clarinettist at the National Opera and Ballet House of Ljubljana. He is regularly working as professor at The Conservatoire of Music and Ballet in Ljubljana and as Associate Professor at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana. He is leading seminars and master courses in clarinet and is a member of juries at the international clarinet contests. As the concertante and professor he is giving guest performances at numerous foreign universities (USA, England, Slovakia, Belgium and Italy). As soloist, member of chamber ensembles and conductor he recorded 21 CDs.