Marko Kovač (1990) graduated from the Secondary Music School „Vasa Pavić“ in Podgorica (Montenegro) where he was taught piano by professor Anka Asanović, after the elementary music education he aquired in his hometown Trebinje (Bosnia and Herzegovina). He won several awards at national and international competitions for young pianists in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro.
He completed undergraduate academic studies at the Composition department, at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, under professor Isidora Žebeljan and is currently attending master’s degree program under the same professor. As a composer and performer he participated Concerts of Young Artists (KoMA 7, KoMA 8, KoMA 9, KoMA 10 and KoMA 11) and Art Students Festival (FESTUM 2014 and FESTUM 2015). He had comissions for the Belgrade Cello Fest in 2013 (The Dragon and the Tzar’s Son, fairy-tale for Violoncello and 14 Strings) and Kotor Art in 2014 (A Dinara Suite, ten pictures for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn and piano).
Marko Kraljević and Fairy, a Dirge for 3 players is a piece inspired by imaginary folklore from the ancient Balkan.