Marina Vesić

(Kruševac, 11th April, 1982), won a first place at the International Competition of Young Composers in Belgrade 1997 and attended the masterclasses organised by EPTA (European Music Teachers Association) in 2002. She is currently completing master courses in composition and Orchestration under the guidance of Tatanja Milošević in the Faculty of Music in Belgrade. In 2006, the Cultural Centre of Kruševac commissioned her to write a new work for the opening of the Vidovdanske Svečanosti Festival: Šetnja kroz vekove. In 2009, she finished her studies in music production and sound engineering with Đorđe Petrović and has written sacred music premiered in the Festival of Spiritual Music in Belgrade: The Prayer, for solo soprano and Transfiguration, for mixed choir. She also works with painter Christine Fausten and has composed music for some of her exhibitions in Switzerland. She was a member of the hardcore punk band Scarps playing keyboards and is a founder of the band Dirty Flowers and the duo Hedija, as well as performing in Music for piano & drums with Dejan Nikolić. She has written many songs, contemporary classical compositions, music for the theatre and for installations.