Voices of Spirit 2022

Balkan Express – Workshop

Balkan Express!
with
Vesna Petković

Friday 27. May 2022

instructor: Vesna Petković

In this workshop, the name says it all: Serbian-born and renowned jazz singer Vesna Petković takes participants on an interactive journey full of musical discoveries. No more shying away from odd rhythms! A workshop – spirited and touching – like the music of the Balkans itself.

vesna petkovic (c) Johannes Gellner

program

In this workshop, the name says it all: Serbian-born and renowned jazz singer Vesna Petković takes participants on an interactive journey full of musical discoveries. No more shying away from odd rhythms! A workshop – spirited and touching – like the music of the Balkans itself.

instructor

Vesna Petković stands for impulsive music, heartfelt and refreshingly strong character. The singer was born in Niš (Serbia) in 1974. After completing a classical music education in her hometown, she studied jazz singing at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz. She graduated in 2003 and was awarded the Würdigungspreis for outstanding artistic achievements by the Austrian Minister of Culture. Vesna Petković is a versatile singer specialized in jazz and ethnic music with amazing skills and taste, always energetic and innovative. In her own compositions and arrangements she combines traditional music with contemporary jazz. She is also known to an international audience as a singer of “Sandy Lopicić Orkestar”, among others. Since 2009 she has been the director of the multicultural women’s choir “SOSAMMA” in Graz. In addition, Vesna Petković was or is part of numerous music projects such as: Raphael Meinhart and WHO MAN DOG , the vocal quartet D.I.V.A., Sandy Lopicić SUPER STVAR and others. Since 2012 she has been teaching jazz singing as a lecturer at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade.

www.vesnapetkovic.com

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