MAG FESTIVAL 2019
Marija Bašić Markotić- flute. She finished primary and secondary music school in Split. She enrolled in the study of flute at the Academy of Music, University of Zagreb in 1997 in the class of Prof. Thea Tabake, where she graduated in 2001 with the high grades. During her studies she has been training under the leadership of F. Rengglia, V. Prats, T. Coelho, L. Kovάcs, S. Milan and others.
In 2001 she completed her training at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague in the class of Prof. J. Valek. She received her master's degree from the Conservatorio Della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano (Switzerland, 2004), in the class of Prof. M. Ancillotti and his assistant S. Parrina. She has been actively promoted as a soloist and chamber performer; she is also a member and initiator of numerous music projects in the country and abroad. She is a professor of flute at the ‘Josip Hatze’ Music School in Split.
In the summer of 2019, she participated in the Erasmus+ program as a professor of chamber music for woodwinds within the 35th International Music Week held in the Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg).
Ivan Batoš -piano. He was born in Split in the year of the VIIIth Mediterranean Games. He started playing the piano under the guidance of nun Pavla Negovec at the Dominican monastery in Split. The first piano teacher has given him the task of rehearsing the children's church choir very early on and thanks to that, he was filled with a passion for artistic collaboration that has not left him to this day, despite the mostly unsuccessful struggle to be recognized with a proper status in the institution he works at.
He finished High school in the class of Professor Ivana Oreb, graduated from Professor Đuro Tikvice and obtained the title of Master of Arts under the mentorship of Professor Lovro Pogorelić. He is a senior art associate at the Music Academy in Zagreb. In May 2017, he was a guest lecturer in the Arn Bornkamp class at the Amsterdam Conservatory as an ERASMUS + scholarship program.
With a series of solo concerts called ‘Variations on Laughter and Forgetting’, with video projections by satirist Domagoj Zovak, last year he marked the 90th birthday of Milan Kundera, and this year due to inability of holding live concerts in the quarantine, his contribution to Beethoven’s year was made by 33 daily posts on Facebook on a digital piano from his living room.
Dora Draclin – oboe. She has acquired primary and secondary musical education at the ‘Pavle Markovac’ Music School in Zagreb in the class of Professor N. Kirin, and in 2008, she has enrolled in oboe studies at the Academy of Music, University of Zagreb in the class of Professor B. Mihanović, and she also attended oboe classes with Assistant Professor D. Golčić.
During her schooling she won awards at regional, national and international competitions. She also participates in numerous solo, chamber and orchestral concerts. During her education, and later, she worked with G. Porat, Ch. Schmitt, S. E. Lee, T. Zahn, M. Arter.
In 2013, Draclin has obtained her master’s degree with honours and is currently employed as a professor of oboe at the ‘Pavle Markovac’ Music School and she underwent with her further training as a part of the ‘International Oboe Academy’ in Udine under the direction of Professor D. Orlando, where she has the opportunity to work with some of the biggest oboists of our time (M. Bourgue, A. Ogrintchouk, R. Ortega Quero, S. Sommerhalder).
Yaroslav Sadovyy – clarinet. He was born in 1984 in Lviv (Ukraine). He has received his clarinet master's degree in 2007 in the class of Yuriy Korchynsky at the Lviv National Music Academy M. Lysenka.
During the season 2004/2005 he played as a clarinet leader in the Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra, and after graduating from the Academy until 2009 he was a member of the same Philharmonic Orchestra. From 2003 to 2009 he collaborated with various orchestras (Leopolis Orchestra, Lviv Virtuosos Academic Chamber Orchestra), with whom he has performed throughout Europe and South America.
Since 2014 he has been working as a clarinet professor at the Music School Pavao Markovac in Zagreb. He holds numerous recitals in Croatia and abroad, often performing as a member of chamber ensembles. He is the artistic leader of the Split MAGfestival - Chamber Music Festival.
Marica Rogošić – violin. She has acquired primary and secondary musical education at the Music School Josip Hatze in the class of Professor V. Lovričević. In 2008 she enrolled in the University of Zagreb Music Academy in the class of Professor. M. Dešpalj - Begović where in 2013 she graduated with the highest degree with honours and thus received the title of Master of Music.
She has won high awards at national and international competitions in the category of soloists and chamber ensembles. During her education, she gained extensive orchestral experience as a member of CEI - Youth Orchestra, Orchestra des Jeunnes de la Mediteranean, Sound of Europe, Euphony Orchestra. She is a recipient of “Internationale Sommer Academy Prague-Wien-Budapest” scholarship and she also has assigned scholarship from the Orchestral Academy Ossiach (Austria). She also studies with the distinguished educators such as: I. Coretti-Kuret, V. Smailović-Huart, C. Trynchuk, M. Frischenschlager, A. Kouschner, T. Smirnova, H. Shaham, S. Bagliano, and E. Epshtein.
As an orchestral musician, she participates in the projects of the Croatian National Theatre Orchestra in Split, the Croatian Chamber Orchestra, the Camerata Split, The Virtuosos of Split and the Zadar Chamber Orchestra. Recently, she is employed as a Deputy Concert Master at the Croatian National Theatre in Split.
Stipe Marinić - viola. Marinić is a native of Split. He graduated from the ‘Josip Hatze’ Music High School in Split- ‘First Language High School’, and then he enrolled in the study of viola at the Academy of Arts, University of Split, in the class of Professor P. Kandrusevich. He graduated in 2007 with excellent grades and during his studies he has won numerous awards at national competitions.
He has participated in numerous chamber and orchestral projects in the country and abroad; Marinić attended a chamber music course in the class of Prof. M. Fernandes at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst - Vienna.
From 2005 to 2008 he was a permanent member of the Split Chamber Orchestra (SKOK), and in 2008 he studied at the Academy of Music of the University of Zagreb in the class of Prof. Milan Čunk. He also participated in seminars held by E. Čugajeva, V. Smailović and M. Kugela.
Since 2009 he has started his pedagogical activity at the ‘Pavle Markovac’ Music School in Zagreb. Since November 2013, he has been continuing his pedagogical activity at the ‘Jakov Gotovac’ Music School in Sinj. Also, he is a permanent member of The Virtuosos of Split Chamber Orchestra.
Mia Grubišić - cello. Mia was born in Split where she graduated from the ‘Josip Hatze’ High School of Music in the class of Prof. V. Lukas. She enrolled at the Lviv National Music Academy named after Mykola Lisenko, Ukraine, in 2004 in the class of Professor Y. Laniuk, and in 2009 she obtained a master's degree with honours.
During her studies, she attended master classes with renowned professors of cello and chamber music including V. Banašek, J. Spicer, J. Luitz and I. Monighetti. From 2009 to 2012 she held a role of a deputy cello leader in the orchestra of the Opera of the Croatian National Theatre in Split, and since 2013 she has been permanently employed at the ‘Pavao Markovac’ Music School in Zagreb.
In 2018 Mia has finished her training for the baroque cello in the class of Prof. C. Jones at the Conservatorio di Verona E.F. Dall' Abaco, and during the same year she passed the audition for the position of a cello section leader at the Orchestra Nazionale dei Conservatori Italiani. As a soloist and a member of numerous chamber ensembles, she actively performs in Croatia and abroad.
Šimun Matišić - vibraphone. Matišić was born in Zagreb in 1996. He began to study percussions with B. Rebić, and later with T. Spasevski and G. Gorše. He graduated in percussion and music theory at GU ‘Elly Bašić’ in 2014.
At the age of 14, he released his first record called ‘Jazz Nocturne’ together with his trio when he plays vibraphone and marimba. He has collaborated with numerous foreign and domestic jazz and classical musicians such as B. Petrović, M. Prohaska, M. Mavrin, P. Grašić , F. Nicoulescu S. and M. Rosenberg, F. Monbet , Ch. Escoude , C. Nitescu, M. Dedić, Zagreb Philharmonic, Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra, Croatian Radiotelevision Symphony Orchestra, Croatian Radiotelevision Tamburitza Orchestra, Simply Brass Quintet, HGM Big Band and many others. Matišić attended and trained at seminars with many professors such as I. Lešnik, I. Bilić, S. Stoyanov, L. Albert, L. Ch. Cheng, N. Rosauro, Xi Zhang, N. Zeltsman, M. Klimasara and E. Sejourne.
In 2011, he received the ‘Judith’ Award at the 57th Split Summer Festival for his performance with guitarist Christian Escoude. In collaboration with Matija Dedić in 2016, he won the Porin Award for the best jazz performance. In 2018, together with his sextet, Matišić released his own jazz album titled ‘Invocation’, for which he received the Porin Award in category for the best jazz composition.
Katarina Javora – harpsichord. She graduated piano from the ‘Blagoje Bersa’ Secondary Music School in Zagreb in the class of Professor R. Strojin Richter. At the Academy of Music, University of Zagreb, she graduated in organ in the class of Professor Lj. Očić, while she studied harpsichord with Professor P. Mašić, and graduated in the class of Professor V. Mažuran. She also completed her studies in music theory at the Academy of Music, University of Zagreb. During her studies, she won numerous awards. As a soloist and participating in chamber ensembles, she has performed at various festivals in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, the Czech Republic, Italy, Germany and France.
Her graduate studies in organ (concert course) has completed at the ‘Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst’ in Vienna, in the class of Professor P. D. Peretti, while she also studied harpsichord with Professor E. Schmelzer Ziringer.
She has attended seminars for the interpretation of organ and harpsichord with instructors such as: Th. Jellema, M. Sander, B. Klapprott, N. Laube, H. Fagius, L. Ghielmi, L. F. Zagliavini, Ch. Bossert, A. Zylberajch, J. B. Robin. She has completed a training program in the French city of Toulouse where she studied organ with Prof. M. Bouvard and Prof. J. W. Jansen, while the harpsichord was taught by Prof. Y. Bouvard.
She teaches musical theory subjects in the ’Franjo Lučić’ Music School and was for many years’ organist at the parish church of St. Male Terezije od Djeteta Isusa (St. Therese of the Child Jesus) and in the church of Marije Pomoćnice in Zagreb (Church of the Virgin Mary, helper of the Christians).