CONTACTS

izr. prof. ALOJZ SLAVKO KOVAČIČ, AKAD. KLARINETIST

Department of Music

assoc. prof. Alojz Slavko Kovačič, ACAD. CLARINETIST

Music Art (CLARINET, CHAMBER MUSIC, ORCHESTRA)

ARTISTIC ACTIVITY

  • Recital at the ”Interntional Clarinet Association Conference, Clarinetfest”, Assisi, Italy, 2013; L. Canji, pno
  • Recital at the ClarMeet.Porto’ 16 Festival, Porto, Portugal, 2016; S. Coelho, pno
  • Recital at the ”American Single Reed Summit”, Kirksville, MIssouri, USA; Clarguitar, Z. Ignjatovic, 2018
  • Concert tour in the USA – New York City, New Paltz, 2 Cambridge, Massachusetts, Clarguitar, Z. Ignjatovic, 2018
  • Recitals at the ”European Clarinet Festivals” in Katowice, Poland; Ghent, Belgium; Camerino, Italy; Györ, Hungary, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
  • Recital at “The 2017 Dream Clarinet Academy, International Clarinet Summer Camp”, Baoding, China, 2017; C. Jing, pno
  • Recital at the 29th Camerino Music Festival, Camerino, Italy, 2015; J. Yoon, pno
  • Chamber concert of Microtonal Music, Salzburg, Austria; Maribor, Ens. Arc-en-ciel, 2009
  • Concert, soloist with ”Austrian Clarinet Choir”, Festival Mid EUROPE, Schladming, Austria, 2019, con. A. Suppan
  • Concert tour in Germany – Berlin, Hamburg, Maister trio, 2005

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

  • Head of the Clarinet study group, National Education Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, from 2009 –
  • Updated curicculum for Clarinet, for Intermediate level (Art High School – Music, Modul B, Singing – Instrument) [prepared by Dusan Sodja, Slavko Kovacic, Borut Vatovec]. – 1st ed. – El. book. – Ljubljana : Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport, National Education Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, 2012.

Jury at competitions – abroad

  • The FINAL round of Royal musical collection international competition – China, 2017 Dream Clarinet Academy, Baoding, China, 2017
  • SILVERSTEIN global clarinet contest, online, New Jersey, USA, 2019, 2020 and 2021
  • International Clarinet Competition ”GUY DEPLUS”, online, Gran Canaria, Spain, 2021
  • 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th International competition Davorin Jenko, Belgrade, Serbia – 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • VIROVITICA International Music Meeting 2019, Virovitica, Croatia
  • International competition Petar Konjović (EMCY), Belgrade, Serbia – 2008, 2012, 2014
  • International competition for young musicians Ohrid pearls (EMCY), Ohrid, Macedonia, 2015

 Jury at competitions – at home

  • 10th, 16th, 19th Regional competition of young musicians (Celje, Velenje) -2007, 2013, 2016 – president of the jury and 22nd pre – competition of young musicians of the Republic of Slovenia (Novo mesto, Kocevje, Crnomelj, Semic) – 2019 – president of the jury
  • 42nd and 45th competition of young musicians of the Republic of Slovenia (Krsko in Postojna) – 2013 and 2016 – president of the jury in categories I and II; president of the jury in categories III. a and III. b

PEDAGOGICAL ACTIVITY

  • Masterclass for clarinet, ”Italian Clarinet University”, Camerino, Italy – 2015
  • Masterclass for clarinet, Cambridge Music Consortium, Longy School of Music of Bard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA – 2018
  • Masterclass for clarinet, Dream Clarinet Academy, International Clarinet Summer Camp, Baoding, China – 2017
  • International Summer Clarinet School, Pucisca, Island of Brac, Croatia – 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Masterclass for clarinet, ”Clarinetfest” Kotor, Montenegro – 2009
  • Masterclass for clarinet, Ohrid, Macedonia – 2015
  • Masterclass for clarinet ”Virovitica International Music Meeting 2019”, Virovitica, Croatia – 2019
  • Masterclass for clarinet ,”Summer Music Camp”, Marusevec, Croatia – 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Workshop for clarinet, Gasen, Austria – 2018
  • Workshops for clarinet in Slovenia, at ”Emona festival”, KGBL, Ljubljana-2014; at PEF UM, Maribor-2009; at MS ”Slavka Osterca”, Ljutomer-2011; at PMS Maestro, Gornja Radgona-2011; at MS Lasko-Radece, Lasko-2016; at Center for Education and Culture, Trebnje-2018; at MS skladateljev Ipavcev, Sentjur-2009, 2018

AWARDS, MEMBERSHIPS IN IMPORTANT ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETIES

  • Performing Artist of Royal Global, Carlisle, Massachusetts, ZDA
  • Performing Artist of D’Addario Woodwinds, Melville, NY, ZDA
  • Performing Artist of Silverstein Works, Ridgefield, NJ, ZDA
  • Perlach Award for Artistic achievements , University of Maribor, 2017 (J. Fajhtinger) – mentor
  • Award of the Faculty of Education for Artistic achievements, 2017 (J. Fajhtinger) – mentor
  • Award of the Faculty of Education for the best Master’s thesis (G. Marcen) – mentor
  • Award of the Faculty of Education for Artistic achievements, 2019 (J. Podgrajšek) – mentor (together with assoc. prof. A. Magdovski and assist. prof. T. Vulc)
  • Young clarinettists and chamber ensembles under his mentorship achivethe highest awards in domestic and international competitions
  • He has prepared many young clarinettists very successfully for entrance exams at secondary and at art academies at home and abroad

MEMBERSHIPS IN IMPORTANT ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member of the ”International Clarinet Association”, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • Member of the ”European Clarinet Association”, Knokke – Heist, Belgium
  • Honorary member of the ”Music lovers Association”, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Member of ”Association of Orhestral Artists”, Maribor, Slovenia

 

REFERENCE WEB LINKS

https://royalglobal.us/global-artist

https://www.silversteinworks.com/portfolio/slavko-kovacic/

https://www.wka-clarinet.org/Newsletter_August17.htm

https://www.vecer.com/kultura/slavko-kovacic-solisticno-samotna-leta-doma-6379376