...music professor, born 1964, graduated 1990 at Academy of Music,
Ljubljana, until 1992 music program producer at Slovenian national radio station
Radio Slovenia, Ljubljana.
Since 1992 freelance musician: composer, singer and multiinstrumentalist.
Performing and arranging traditional music and composing, performing and
sometimes recording my own music, strictly on traditional and acoustic
instruments. Have initially played with some folk dance groups, later on with
groups performing Slovenian traditional music- Trinajsto
prase, Marko banda, Črnobela muzika… Researching sound
combinations, combining different traditional instruments, most of them
Slovenian ones, using also classical and sometimes traditional instruments of
other cultures, playing and experimenting with academic and non-academic
principles and looking for archetypal way of expression, as well as - at the
same time - for a different way of expression… Using tempered and non-tempered
...worked together with many slovenian musicians and
...with singer Barbara Šantl (now Gabrielle) recorded CD
Erosija (poetry by Zvezdana Majhen ) in 2001, for which had composed the
music and played all the instruments…
...for the recordings usually performing own music and also making some
of the instruments…
...additionally I have made some music for documentaries, feature movies,
for theatre, cartoons and the radio...
...performing traditional music for primary and secondary school
students, occasionally also at events like openings of exhibitions, museums,
...also, researching traditional styles of performing and teaching how to
play traditional music: children, young people and musicians from folk dance
groups in coordination with JSKD (Public foundation for cultural activities of
Slovenia)- at International folklore festival at Beltinci - Prekmurje...
...also occasionaly giving lectures on related themes for kindergartens,
primary and secondary schools, ocassionaly for other institutions (including
...creating radio programs about traditional music and cultures of
aboriginal and other peoples of the world for radio Slovenia
Used to write music reviews for some