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Vazz

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Mark Jacob Cavazza is a young rapper from Ljubljana, who lays down rhymes under the name of Vazz.

Vid Drašler

Artist

Vid Drašler comes from Bistrica ob Sotli, where he initially performed with the jazz-rock band Zmajev rep and with the ensemble Malik. He has performed with ensembles Balžalorsky-Drašler 3o, Orkestrada and Drašler-Karlovčec-Drašler trio. He has also collaborated in theatre projects and with the jazz group Zlatko Kaučič Kombo. For four years, he studied jazz in the class of Zlatko Kaučič and shared the stage with musicians such as Vitja Balžalorsky, Jošt Drašler, Marko Karlovčec, Andrej Boštjančič, Andrej Fon, Tomaž Grom, Cene Resnik, Kaja Draksler, Mario Rechtern, Linda Sharrock, Petr Zelenka, Samo Kutin, Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec and others.

Vid Jamnik

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After obtaining primary music education (percussion instruments), vibraphonist Vid Jamnik (1993) furthered his musical studies in Austria at the Jazz Department of the Carinthian State Conservatory of Music in Klagenfurt and then at Berklee College of Music, which presented him with The Most Active Mallet Performer Award in his first semester.

Vinko Globokar

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Composer Vinko Globokar first rose to prominence as a trombone virtuoso and dedicated himself to composing in the early 1970s. His music is noted for its social engagement, music theatre exploration, use of unconventional and extended instrumental techniques and free improvisation.

Vintgar Quintet

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The members of the Vintgar quintet proudly continue the singing tradition of the eponymous cultural society from Bledska Dobrava, which will mark the 100th anniversary of its existence in 2023. Their desire and goal is the constant advancement and conquest of vocal literature of various musical genres, their repertoire includes folk and art song. The repertoire of the Genre Diversity enables them to respond to various types of occasional performances and a wide range of possibilities in creating independent concert projects. They have already performed on the stages of central Slovenian cultural institutions and churches. Visits take them around Slovenia and in the neighborhood, and at home they enrich the cultural and social life of their local environment.

Vita Mavrič

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For over thirty years, Vita Mavrič has been devising her original projects and staging them both at home and abroad. She is the recipient of the Ježek and Župančič awards, the City of Ljubljana Award, the ibis Film Award (for Best Supporting Actress in the Yugoslav film Belle Epoque, for which Arsen Dedić wrote the music), Viktor for special achievements and a number of other media awards. She generated public interest in chanson, Slovenian music poetry, raised the quality of lyrics and music, and developed a recognizable brand for the international festival La vie en rose and Café Teater, which she led for twenty years. With great dedication, she fostered and profoundly influenced the development of chanson in Slovenia as well as the specific genre of musical theater.

Vito Marence Flamenco Group

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Vito Marenče transforms the flamenco traditional musical style with modern idioms. His music is a reflection of the neverending transmutation of musical styles. His international group of musicians mix traditional flamenco rhythms with influences of jazz, India’s classical music and melodies from the Arab world and South America.

Vito Žuraj

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Vito Žuraj has been rapidly gaining international recognition as a sought-after composer of symphonic, chamber and electro-acoustic music. He has developed a complex system for computer-aided composition.

Vladimir Hrovat

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Composer and violinist Vladimir Hrovat is member of the Society of Slovenian Composers. Spanning a broad spectrum of genres, his award-winning music has been published and performed both in Slovenia and abroad. In addition to composing, he devotes his time to playing harmonica and leading Sorarmonica, a leading Slovenian harmonica ensemble, he is engaged in concert performing mainly classical music, with repertoire from the Renaissance and Baroque to the present day.

Vladimir Mlinarić

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Born in Pula, he studied in Ljubljana in the class of prof. Z. Novak, with whom he also completed postgraduate studies. He studied in Vienna in the class of L. Brumberg, and at summer seminars with prof. K. Boginu, L. Hallmann Russell and A. Valdmi. He has performed as a soloist or in various chamber ensembles throughout Europe, as well as in the USA, China and Chile. Member of only the Luwigan trio (winners of the Bettet and Župančič awards). He works as a piano professor at the Ljubljana Academy of Music, leads seminars, and is a member of juries at international piano competitions in Russia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia, Italy and Croatia.