Ivan Marković

He gained his first experience as a conductor in the Braća Baruh Choir and the Borislav Pašćan Youth Philharmonic Orchestra.


He has completed master classes in choir and orchestra conducting with professors: Anders Eby (Sweden), Mats Nilsson (Sweden), Gennady Dmitryak (Russia), Vladimir Kiradjiev (Bulgaria/Austria), Andreas Herrmann (Germany), Achim Holub (Austria), Horia Andreescu (Romania), and Mark Stringer (USA/Austria).


He has collaborated with the Mixed Choir and the RTS Symphony Orchestra, the Niš Symphony Orchestra, the Belgrade Music School Symphony Orchestra, the Czech Virtuosos Chamber Orchestra, the Secondhanders Ensemble, the Kammerphilharmonie Graz Orchestra, the Defense Ministry’s Music Ensenmble Stanislav Binički, the Metamorfozis Ensemble, The Strings of St. George, the Gradilište New Music Ensemble, the String Orchestra of the Cuprija School for Young Music Talents, as well as numerous ad hoc ensembles.


He has performed at major festivals at home and abroad such as: The International Composers Forum in Belgrade, the KOMA Festival, the International Harp Festival in Belgrade, the BUNT Festival, the International Harpsichord Festival in Belgrade, the Mokranjac Days Festival in Negotin, the DUNA Festival in Budapest, and the Days of Serbian Culture Festival in Timisoara.


He has actively promoted the music of Serbian composers, both eminent and young, and in recent years he has performed more than 70 works by Serbian composers, of which more than 20 have been premiered.


From 2012 to 2018 he worked as a teaching assistant at the Department of Conducting at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, where he also completed his doctoral studies in conducting.


In addition to active concert activity in the country, he has performed in Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Austria.