Ţelislava Sojak

(Panćevo, 1978 ), violinist and composer, attended the Josif Marinković Elementary Music School in Zrenjanin and the Jovan Bandur Music High School in Pancevo. Melinda Ligeti taught her composition. In October 2008 she studied with Jevgenij Iršai in the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava and in the same year, at the student festival for contemporary music, Orfeus, two of her works were performed: Aurora Polaris, for violin, viola, cello and double bass and Piano Suite. Other works of hers include: ‘The Book of Faces, for piano (performed by Peter Duchnicky, in Slovakkia), Brass Quartet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon, Diptych for Brass Quintet (2007), Trio, for violin, piano and guitar (2008) and Games, for mezzo-soprano, violin and dulcimer (2008).