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Natasa Perazic Vrzic

Natasa Perazic Vrzic was born in 1985, in Belgrade, Serbia. She received her primary and secondary musical education in Stankovic school of music, which is the school of the longest tradition in Serbia.

As she showed remarkable interest for additionally perfecting herself in orchestral and chamber music, in the summer of 2003 she won a scholarship in Interlochen School for Music and Art, Michigan, USA. She achieved remarkable success with school’s woodwind quintet, performing eight different programs at eight concerts in only two months. During her stay in USA, she was also engaged in the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, playing first and second flute as well as piccolo flute.

After her return to Serbia, she attended a master class with Professor Mathias Allin (Hochschule Karlsrue) and performed at Belgrade Flute Festival, where she will return in 2009 to open it.

In 2004 she was admitted to the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, Serbia, in the class of the renowned Professor Ljubisa Jovanovic. In 2005 she leaves for USA again for a semester, to New York where she works with Professor Judith Mendenhall at Mannes School of Music. Back in Serbia, in 2006 she is engaged by the South East Europe Symphony Orchestra, organized and financed by the European Parliament to promote Balkan region and its culture.

In 2007 she attends several master classes, among others, with Emanuel Pahud in Belgrade, and with Benoit Fromanger (Hochschule Hanns Eisler, Berlin) at Academie Internationale d’Ete de Nice, France. After these master classes, she wins a laureate price at the International Flute Festival in Valjevo, Serbia, in 2007.

In 2008 she graduated from the Faculty of Music in Belgrade as the first in her generation, with a highest mark. In 2008 she enrolls Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, class of Professor Julia Gallego for postgraduate studies. And after she did specialization studies of flute in Belgrade (class prof. Ljubisa Jovanovic).

During her studies in Barcelona, she held a concert at the University Pompeu Fabra, in the honor of Serbian author, Nobel laureate Ivo Andric. Back in Belgrade she is a founder of Belgrade flute quartet and teacher of flute at well-known music school Stankovic.