MasterClass - Creative Solfeggio (EN)

Date: postponed to a period when it will be possible to carry out due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Lecturers: Slavica Smiljanić Marković and Milica Radojević 


At every stage of music education, we can bring new content to the students in different ways. The contents of the seminar relate to the question of how to help, facilitate, and interestingly design lessons from the beginnings of music education through Music Teaching to Solfeggio, using improvisation and connecting other musical elements such as harmony, different musical forms, etc.  
The program enables advancement in the field of melodic ear, harmonic ear, rhythm development, promotes creative thinking in the rhythmically melodic field, develops a sense of phrases, consolidates the acquired knowledge and develops new ones. 
Each participating student, student and participant will receive a Creative Solfeggio case study collection at the seminar and a certificate of participation in the 8-hour seminar for 0.5 points (certificates are issued in accordance with the Rules on the Promotion of Slovene Employees in Education, Title UL No. 54 / 02, 123/08, 44/09, 18/10).


Schedule (8-hour) :

9.30 - 9.50, arrival of participants 
10.00 - 11.30, practical work with students of 4th, 5th and 6th grade Music lessons of Anton Martin Slomšek Music and Ballet School 
11.30 - 12.00, analysis 
12.00 - 12.30, rest 
12.30 - 14.00, practical work with 1st and 2nd year students 
14.00 - 14.30, analysis 
14.30  -15.30, lunch break 
15.30 - 17.00, practical work with 3rd and 4th year students 
17.00 - 17.30, analysis 
17.30 - 18.00, conclusion of the seminar


Slavica Smiljanić Marković

Slavica Smilianic Markovic


She is a retired professor of solfeggio, music theory and conductor of the Davorin Jenko School of Music in Belgrade. She graduated from the Faculty of Music Arts in Belgrade, Department of Theory and Conducting. Even as a student, she won the first prize in a competition of choirs with the Belgrade Madrigalist Choir. For eight years she was a member of the Academic Choir Colegium musicum. 
For over 27 years, she has been the leader of the professional act for music-theoretical subjects. As a member, she participated in the subject committee for the syllabus for the Solfeggio course at secondary and lower music schools in Serbia. 
She is the president and member of state commissions at national solfeggio competitions in Serbia in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Lazarevac, Banja Luka, Bijelina and Pozarevac. She has participated in international competitions as a chairwoman and a member of solfeggio and music theory competitions in Križevci, Croatia, Bjelina, Belgrade and Maribor. She is the author of examples of exercises for various national and international music competitions in solfeggio. With her students, she has won more than one hundred first prizes, laureates and awards for interpreting melodic but vista examples in various competitions in solfeggio and music theory. Her students have successfully passed the music test at music academies in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Kragujevac, Linz, Graz, Vienna, Manheim, Munchen, Freiburg, Zurich, Oslo, Sofia, Bucharest, Timisoara and the USA. As a conductor of choirs, she has participated in many national and international choir competitions, winning 5 laureates, 20 first prizes and 9 gold plaques. She is the winner of the plaque for the best performed compulsory song of the competition. She won the Best Choir Award at the European Choir Competition in Bulgaria. She has led and participated in international professional seminars on various topics in solfeggio and music theory (links between teaching solfeggio and singing, methodical procedures in the processing of melodic material in lower and secondary music schools, methodical procedures in the treatment of rhythmic material in lower and secondary music schools, development of inner hearing in lower and middle music school, melodic and rhythmic makes in lower and middle music school, rhythm in preparatory class, harmony in high school music, initial music education, look-think-singing, work with one-tone melodic quotes from 1. to 4th grade of lower music school, creative solfeggio with improvisation from trainee to 4th grade of lower music school and others) in Belgrade, Ubo, Vršac, Novi Sad, Krusevac, Kragujevac, Pancevo, Valjevo, Vrnjacka Banja, Banja Luka, Pnjavor, Nevesinje, Zenica, Varaždin, Split, Rijeka, Pula, Drniš, Kastav, Vinkovci and Maribor. She is the recipient of several awards, including the Cultural and Secular Association of Serbia, which awarded her a gold badge for the successful spread of music culture, the Association of Music and Dance Educators of Serbia awarded her outstanding results in pedagogical work, the Association of Music Educators awarded her for several years versatile musical acting and mentoring of musical talents. She is the author of solfeggio books, approved by the Serbian Ministry of Education Commission: "Singing Rhythm" for the first grade of lower music school - 2010, "Nota", Knjaževac, "Singing rhythm" for the second grade of lower music school - 2010, '' Note '', Knjaževac, 'Singing Rhythm' for the third grade of elementary school, 2010, '' Nota '', Knjaževac, 'Playing rhythm' for fourth, fifth and sixth grade, 2015, '' Note '', Knjaževac, 'Cantabile' I, part 1 for the first year of secondary music school 2009. '' Nota '', Knjaževac, '' Cantabile '' II, part 2 for the first year of secondary music school, 2009. ' 'Nota', Knjaževac, Solstice Textbook for the First Year of Secondary Music School, 2017. '' Nota '', Knjaževac. 


Milica Radojević 

Milica Radojevic

In 2002 she graduated with honors and special praise from professors at the Department of Jazz and Music Pedagogy at the Belgrade Academy of Music. Even during her studies and in her thesis, her work is related to jazz, where she intensely connects theory and practice. Her further work is also closely related to the topic, demonstrating her student's excellent third place at the 2017 Golden kay International Composers' Young Competition in the five to eleven years category. Actively as a pianist, jazz singer, accompanist and arranger, she collaborates and concerts with various performers and musicians. 
Since 2012, she has been a member of the Tzootzoong Jazz Ensemble, where she is active as a composer, arranger, pianist and vocalist. The band regularly performs at home and abroad and participates in various festivals. With his jazz poetry he collaborates on the opening of painting exhibitions and regularly participates in cultural events organized by the famous painter and writer D. Jovičoč. 
As a professor, she is actively researching innovative teaching methods for solfeggio and successfully transferring them to seminar participants at home and abroad. 
Registration Fee: 
• IMMCC Competitors Mentors Creating, Solfeggio and Music Theory, Maribor 2020: 40 € 
• Others: 60  
• Students and students: free participation 
Payment of Registration Fee: 
IBAN: SI56 2900 0005 2718 775 - UniCredit Bank 
Reference: SI 00 29836 
Application deadline: 17 April 2020 or until vacancies are filled. 
Registration for the seminar: HERE!

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