Jelena Jančić

(Pančevo, 28th March, 1968) is a classically trained composer and pianist resident in Hungerford, England. She studied composition in the Faculty of Music at the University of Belgrade with Zoran Erić and at the Royal Academy of Music in London with Paul Patterson and Nick Ingman (Film and Media Music). Her orchestral work, The Wave, was awarded the prestigious Stevan Hristić Award and her Fanfares were commissioned by Oliver Knussen for the Aldeburgh Festival. She recently performed her Easy Piano Pieces at the HADCAF Festival and also presented a music and video installation, Gravity. She is one half of the electro pop duo Fake Fur. Formed in late 2005 with Anne Harvey the duo has released three download singles on the Clinical Recordings label – Darkside, When We Touch and Freak Me which are currently available on iTunes. Darkside and When We Touch charted across Student radio while Freak Me was featured on Gideon Coe’s BBC6 music show. AXM Magazine featured them in their “up and coming” spotlight section and their pop promo video Tragedy is currently on rotation on the American TV MEDIA FACTORY SHOW.