Gordana Matijević Nedeljković
GORDANA MATIJEVIĆ NEDELJKOVIĆ gained her BA and Master’s degrees with Prof. Fern Rašković at Belgrade Faculty of Music, where she now holds the position of professor at the Department of String Instruments.
She has won several domestic competitions, as well as scholarships from the M. Petrović and M. Žeželj Majer funds. She was awarded the prize for best interpretation at the Music in Serbia Festival (1988) and also won the Second Prize for interpretation of chamber music at International Review of Composers (1992). Gordana Matijević-Nedeljković has been a member of the Belgrade Strings since 1984, holding the position of leader from 1987.
With this orchestra she has also performed as soloist at numerous concerts and at all music Festivals at home, as well as at the International Music Festival of Santorini in Greece, Saint Petersburg in Russia, Ohrid Summer Festival in Macedonia and Sofia Music Weeks in Bulgaria. As a soloist she has played with Nigel Kennedy ,Vladimir Chernushenko, Christian Gansh, Claudio Vandelli, Ronald Zollman, Sreten Krstić, Erasmo Gaudiomonte, Conrad van Alphen. She is a keen exponent of contemporary music, having given numerous premieres with the Belgrade Strings and recently she was the soloist in the first performance of Ian Wilson’s Sullen earth, a concerto for violin and string orchestra written specially for her.