Sonja Lončar

(Belgrade, 19 th th November, 1978) completed her pianoforte and postgraduate-specialization studies in contemporary chamber music at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade with Nevena Popović. She completed Master and Ph.D. studies with Hans Peter and Volker Stenzl at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Rostock. From 2004 till 2006 she was a member of both the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra and the Symphony orchestra of Radio and Television Serbia and worked in the Belgrade Faculty of Music as an accompanist. She is active as a soloist and with different ensembles and has won over thirty prizes in international European competitions and in 2009 she received a prize from the City of Belgrade as the best young artist from a Serbian Music Association. She has performed in Serbia, Europe and in the USA and has written soundtracks for short films (winning a prize for Gallows for two) and TV shows (Šta mi spremaš) and is a member of the piano duo LP, and Jarboli. She has written for many Serbian theatres including Big Muzzy (1999), Luča Mikrokozma ( 2002), One (Prague, 2001), Plastelin (2007), Zamak (2008), BLI (2009), Igrajući žrtvu (2009), Dečaci Pavlove ulice (2009).