Dijana Bošković

(Zemun, Belgrade, 29 th December, 1968) flautist and composer won the City of Belgrade‟s October Prize at the age of sixteen and by the end of her studies had won first prizes in competitions organised by the Republic and Federal State. As the youngest of all students, she enrolled in the Faculty of Music in Belgrade and after graduation began a professional career as flautist with the Belgrade Opera orchestra. She later studied with Alain Marion (France), Geoffrey Gilbert (USA) and T.Wey (England), as well as at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich with Paul Meisen. As a soloist or member of the orchestra she has performed in Germany, Italy, and France and in the former Yugoslavia. The experience gained as a performer improvising on the flute, led her to compose for this instrument, for chamber ensembles, orchestras, voices and the theatre. In 2009, the BEMUS festival commissioned Concerto for strings, dedication to Russian composers (2009) after Versus Vox Integra (2007) presented in the same festival. Other works include Zwischen Ost und West, flute and percussion (1999), Brutto Madonna, for a play by Lorenz Gutmann (1997/1998), Volksschauspiele Telfs, Germany.