Branka Popović

(Belgrade, 1st September, 1977), graduated in both musicology and composition at the University of Belgrade, with Zoran Erić. She received her Master‟s Degree at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London (with Judith Bingham) where she is currently a Fellow in composition. She studied with Gyla Fekete at the Summer Music Academy of the Danube Countries (2002) and won the third composition prize for her trio Dream. Her music has recently been performed in London and Glasgow during the Birtwistle Festival, for the celebrations of the one hundred and twenty fifth anniversary of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and for the Yamaha Brass Quintet Competition. Her works are regularly performed at the International Review of Composers in Belgrade and include: The other (2001), Dream (2002), Song without words (2005), Behind the closed Door (2005). In 2009 she won the prize for the best music at the 56 th Belgrade Documentary and Short film festival for Igor Toholj‟s film Tačka prekida.