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About Us

  • The "Klasik" Cultural Art Society is a cultural association that conceives and organises musical art events 

  • It is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the performance and teaching of classical music.

  • In its role as organiser, it acts as an incubator for established musicians

  • In the form of education, it nurtures a new generation of musicians and listeners

The Team

Who We Are



Founder & operatic baritone

Slovenian opera singer and founder of Institute Klasik, this veteran of the stage is now exploring new horizons in classical music. With a clear vision of engaging with modern audiences, he's performing traditional and newly written operas, art songs, and more.


  • Adaptability to various musical styles and genres

  • Ability to understand and portray characters through music

  • Strong vocal technique and stage presence

Awards and Recognitions

  • Best Singer Under the Age of 24 for Art Song Award, Novo mesto SGSM

  • Winner of the 2nd Category, Lav Mirski Competition

Additional Information

  • Fluent in Slovenian, English, and German

  • Passionate about music and the performing arts

  • Dedicated to continuous learning and development

  • Committed to creating meaningful and impactful performances


  • University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG)

    • Master of Arts in Voice Performance

    • Graz, Austria | 2021 - Present

  • Music Academy of the University of Ljubljana

    • Bachelor of Arts in Voice Performance

    • Ljubljana, Slovenia | 2016 - 2021

Professional Experience

  • Slovenian Chamber Opera Ensemble Deklica z vžigalicami

    • Soloist | 2020 - Present

  • Die Fledermaus by Strauss

    • Doctor Falk | 2019

  • Reigen (Erotic Opera)

    • Soloist | 2018




  • Master of Arts in Music (with honors), Academy of Music in Ljubljana, Slovenia


  • Piano Teacher and Accompanist, Nazarje Music School, Slovenia (2020 - Present)

Awards and Recognition

  • Rotary Club Scholarship

  • Best Accompanist, International Woodwind and Brass Competition in Varaždin, Croatia

Performance Experience

  • Soloist and accompanist at national and international competitions in Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Italy, and Russia

  • Performances on numerous national and international stages in Hungary, Poland, and Croatia

  • Soloist at the At the Piano concerts held at the Slovenian Philharmonic

  • Art song

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  • Participated in a one-month exchange program at LFZE Franz Liszt Academy of Music with Prof. Csaba Pálfi.

  • Currently studying at the Academy for Music in Ljubljana under the guidance of Prof. Tadej Kenig.

  • Studied at Escola Superior de Música e Artes do Espetáculo – ESMAE with Prof. Nuno Pinto from October 2021 to August 2022.

  • Attended the Academy for Music in Ljubljana from October 2019 to August 2022 with Prof. Andrej Zupan.

  • Completed high school education for music in Celje from September 2014 to June 2018 under the supervision of Prof. Mitja Ritlop, spec., with additional masterclasses and individual classes with professors worldwide.

  • Primary school in Žalec (September 2005-June 2014) and Music School Risto Savin Žalec (September 2005-June 2014).

Additional Instruments

  • Proficient in playing the bass clarinet, A clarinet, and Basset horn in addition to the clarinet.


  • Attended masterclasses conducted by renowned professionals, including Csaba Pálfi, Tadej Kenig, Olivier Patey, Sergio Pires, Arthur Stöckel, Joë Christophe, and Iura de Rezende in the academic years 2022/2023.

  • Attended masterclasses with Pascal Moragues, Carlos Ferreira, Andrew Marriner, Iura de Rezende, Philippe Couper, Lorenzo Antonio Iosco, Maximiliano Martin, Jože Kotar, Slavko Kovačič, Yuan Gao, Paolo Bertramini, Nuno Pinto, Matthias Müller, Csaba Klenyan, and Jože Kotar from 2014 to 2022.


  • Participated in various competitions, achieving recognition such as Gold and Silver Plaque at TEMSIG 2015, II. Prize at the Požarevac Competition 2015, Bronze Plaque at SVIREL 2016, Silver Plaque at the International Competition Davorin Jenko 2017, Silver and Bronze Plaque at TEMSIG 2018 and 2019, respectively, and a Gold Plaque with a special award for the best-played piece at TEMSIG 2021.

Orchestras and Chamber Ensembles

  • Contributed to various orchestras and ensembles throughout his musical journey, including the TRITTICO international project for contemporary music, the Slovenian clarinet orchestra, clarinet quintet, clarinet trio, Amadeo orchestra, Operetta Fledermaus, wind orchestra ESMAE, symphonic orchestra ESMAE, and the Clarinet orchestra of Academy for Music Ljubljana.

  • Involved in projects such as "The Barber of Seville" and "Le nozze de Figaro" with conductor George Pehlivanian.

  • Currently engaged in ongoing projects such as Operetta Candid, a wind quintet (clarinet, flute, horn, oboe, bassoon), and a wind and symphonic orchestra at the Academy for Music in Ljubljana.

  • Participated in various ensembles during high school years in Celje, including a wind trio (clarinet, flute, piano) and a clarinet quartet, and was a member of wind and symphonic orchestras.

  • Part of a jazz band influenced by Soul Greg.

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