EPTA Slovenia

FOUNDED: 9th September 1998

Slovenia - the Heart of Europe

ADDRESS:

Drustvo klavirskih pedagogov Slovenije - EPTA
c/o Akademija za glasbo
Stari trg 34
SI - 1000 Ljubljana

PRESIDENCY:

HONORARY PRESIDENTS:

HONORARY MEMBERS:

VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES,

based on a good and flexible team working of the presidency, members of the committee and our members in the music schools throughout Slovenia:

  1. SLOVENE PIANO DAYS: organized every November in various music schools: Ljubljana (2000, one day), Koper (2001, two days), Velenje (2002), Maribor (2003), Rogaska Slatina (2004), Sezana (2005), Radovljica (2006), Celje (2007, three days), Žalec (2007), Krško (2009). Pupils’ and students’ concerts, workshops, lectures, evening recitals with professionals from Slovenia (Tatjana Ognjanovic, Dubravka Tomšič, Hinko Haas, Tomaž Petrač, Zoltan Peter, Nina Prešiček, Ivan Ferčič, Miha Haas&Tadej Hrovat, Petar Milić …)) and abroad (Jasminka Stančul, Rita Kinka, Aleksandar Madžar) also in collaboration with other EPTA associations (Elizabeth Eschwé, Anton Voigt, EPTA Austria, Nadia Lasserson, EPTA UK, Ida Gamulin, Jakša Zlatar, EPTA Croatia, Viktor Portnoy, Russia, Monika Hildebrand, Austria, Egon Mihajlović, Germany / Slovenia, etc.).
  2. BULLETIN: 2000 - 2007. Published twice a year (June, December), also bilingually, first as an EPTA Magazine, later joined by other music pedagogues’ associations (Slovene Singing Teachers Association, Slovene Guitar Teachers Association - EGTA, Slovene Organ Association, Slovene String Teachers Association - ESTA), to attract more readers, give more variety to the contents and help financially. Chief Editor: Radovan Skrjanc.
  3. PIANISSIMO: a cycle of concerts of young promising pianists, initialized by Hinko Haas, co-ordinated by Nevenka Leban (2000-2004) and by Majda Jecelj (2005-). Since 2000, this cycle helps promoting pianists who won the national competition and the successful graduates. So far, more than 100 concerts throughout Slovenia, with recorded concerts in the National Radio Studio.
  4. SECTION ISSTIP: 6 meetings in 2007, with 7 lecturers (Grindea Technique, Psychology, General Training for Musicians, Creativity on Stage, Dance, Connection with Oneself and the Audience, Meditation). Presented in the National Television Programme. Lecture at the EPTA Piano Days, 2007. Two entire day meetings in 2008 (Ljubljana, Ptuj), with 8 lecturers; AU … BIS!, 1st Conference of the music medicine inspirations for the quality in perfoming, 4th and 5th April 2009. Co-ordinator: Damjana Zupan.
  5. PIANO FORUM: Evening meetings from March until June 2007. Lecture at the EPTA Piano Days, 2007. Co-ordinator: Marina Horak.
  1. EPTA International Conferences. Since its very beginning, EPTA Slovenia is a vital part of all international conferences, with passive and active participants (Tatjana Ognjanovic, Alenka and Igor Dekleva, Janez Maticic, Damjana Zupan, Aleksandra Naumovski, Sasa Potisk, Radovan Skrjanc, Vladimir Mlinaric, Marina Horak, Lovorka Nemes Dular, Bojan Gorisek, pupils’ performances).
  2. Exchange with the EPTA Croatia - a performance of two Slovene graduates of the Music High Schools in Zagreb, Croatia, 2007.
  3. ISSTIP International Conference, London 2007, and ISSTIP Forum, EPTA Conference, Novi Sad 2007: with active participants of the ISSTIP Slovenia (Damjana Zupan, Marina Horak, Mladen Delin).