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Time and Mind – Fifteen Questions Interview with Zoran Scekic

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Time and Mind – Fifteen Questions Interview with Zoran Scekic

Time and Mind – Fifteen Questions Interview with Zoran Scekic

Name: Zoran Scekic Occupation: Guitarist / Composer Interviewer: Lara C Cory Quote: “Just as you can use a shovel to hit someone with, you can use art for whatever you want.” Why: I enjoy the perspective of European artists, who experience the music world in a different way to us here in the UK; different filters, exposures, ways of being. Zoran did not disappoint – his interview is bursting with insight and fresh perspective.” You can read a full interview @...

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The “PARMA Album of the Day” is Croatian composer Zoran Scekic’s debut album JUST MUSIC

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in News | Comments Off on The “PARMA Album of the Day” is Croatian composer Zoran Scekic’s debut album JUST MUSIC

The “PARMA Album of the Day” is Croatian composer Zoran Scekic’s debut album JUST MUSIC

PARMA Recordings, owner of the label Ravello Records that has published Zoran Scekic & Ana Zgur first microtonal music album has made it album of the day. Read more @ https://parmarecordings-news.com/the-parma-album-of-the-day-just-music Muzika.hr says the album should be named “Just Download” and that Scekic “approaches the piano as we have not yet heard, highlighting the beauty of his tone on the delicate and wonderful way.” Find it on Amazon.com, iTunes, and streaming on Spotify.  ...

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Zoran Scekic @ Yasar University

Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Zoran Scekic @ Yasar University

During the 10th Europe Week & 4th International Music Week at the Yasar University in Izmir, Turkey, Zoran Scekic will hold a Masterclass about Microtonal harmony based on his book Five – Limit Intervals – theory & praxis....

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Chriss Jarret & Abstract Construction Collective @ MBZ 2017

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Chriss Jarret & Abstract Construction Collective @ MBZ 2017

Chriss Jarret & Abstract Construction Collective  @ MBZ 2017

On April 24th 2017 Chriss Jarret, one of the greatest pianists of our time, will perform with Croatian Abstract Construction Collective in the Blagoje Bersa hall of the Music Academy in Zagreb. Abstract Construction Collective consists of some of the most distinguished Croatian jazz musicians: Saša Nestorović (tenor saxophone), Luka Žužić (trombone), Pavle Jovanović (guitar), Ivar Roban Križić (double bass), Krunoslav Levačić (drums) & Zoran Šćekić (modified slide guitar). Here is a video of the band performing Zoran Scekic piece: ‘Construction 3.1.’ A unique symbiosis of contemporary music and free jazz improvisation combined with interpretations of Zoran Scekic graphic scores awaits you on 24th of April at 29th edition of Music Biennale in Zagreb. More info @ http://www.mbz.hr...

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Zoran Scekic composition @ Modèles: Microtonal Music for Violin and Viola

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Zoran Scekic composition @ Modèles: Microtonal Music for Violin and Viola

Zoran Scekic composition @ Modèles: Microtonal Music for Violin and Viola

Zoran Scekic composition will be performed on March 16, 2017, at the concert “Modèles: Microtonal Music for Violin and Viola“ organized by Boston Microtonal Society @Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. This will be the world première of the Scekic’s composition”Tempus Spectrale” for violin and viola. More info about the event and performers: http://bostonmicrotonalsociety.org/index.php/upcoming-events...

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Zoran Scekic compositions to be performed @ 53. Music Festival in Opatija

Posted by on Nov 5, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Zoran Scekic compositions to be performed @ 53. Music Festival in Opatija

Zoran Scekic compositions to be performed @ 53. Music Festival in Opatija

Composition „Tiki“ for solo guitar will have world première by Tomislav Vasilj. This composition is inspired by improvisation and intro into the theme of Joseph Kosma (Autumn leaves) performed by Zoran Scekic and Nenad  Vasilic in 2004 at Royal Garden Jazz Club in Graz. The composition is dedicated to Tihomir Novković. Croatian radio television Jazz orchestra & vocals will première composition „Sphinx Avenue“ , winner of the 3.rd European Bigband composers competition. Jazz orchestra | Andreas Marinello, conductor | Ana Jembrek, soprano | Martina Borse, alto | Siniša Galović, tenor | Želimir Panić,...

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International festival of microtonal music in Zagreb

Posted by on Oct 9, 2016 in News | Comments Off on International festival of microtonal music in Zagreb

International festival of microtonal music in Zagreb

miCROfest is an international festival of microtonal music that will be held on 28 October 2016 at the Music Academy in Zagreb.  The festival aims to create an opportunity for the public to encounter microtonal music, microtonal instruments and theories of microtonal music. Detailed program and information about festival lecturers and musicians is available at the festival page. miCROfest is organized by CAMA – Croatian Association for Microtonal Art, with support from the Republic Croatia Ministry of Culture, Zagreb – City council for culture and Croatian Composers Society. Artistic director of the festival and CAMA president is Zoran Scekic, contemporary, jazz and microtonal composer. key words: Zoran Šćekić, Tolgahan Cogulu, Zlatko Pavlinić, Agustin C.Avilla, Jakša Primorac,  Philipp Gerschlauer, microtonal music,...

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Zoran Scekic piece for harp @ The Future Blend Project

Posted by on Oct 2, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Zoran Scekic piece for harp @ The Future Blend Project

Zoran Scekic piece for harp @ The Future Blend Project

The Future Blend Project was launched in 2015 inspired to bring together composers and harpist and to help increase the amount of music composed for the harp. The project pairs selected composers with harpist to network and help them create the best and most marketable work that reflects their unique composition style. All selected pieces will be performed at the The Hidden Gem Concert 2017 in Warwick, UK. Zoran Scekic microtonal composition “Hybrid States” will be performed by the harpist Vera Khait....

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Zoran Scekic presents Panmonism at Audioart 07

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Zoran Scekic presents Panmonism at Audioart 07

Zoran Scekic presents Panmonism at Audioart 07

Audioart – experimental and improvised music festival connects the artists who create in the field of experimental and improvised music, audiovisual installations and performances, sound art and field recording. This year festival events are happening around Pula (HR) from 7 to 10 of September. Zoran Scekic will present his Panmonism project trough exhibition, installation and microtonal concert, from 7th of September at Galerija MAKINA in Pula. More info at Audioart web & Audioart facebook...

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The winner of the 3rd Annual European Bigband Composer Competition is Zoran Šćekić’s piece „Sphinx Avenue“

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in News | Comments Off on The winner of the 3rd Annual European Bigband Composer Competition is Zoran Šćekić’s piece „Sphinx Avenue“

The winner of the 3rd Annual European Bigband Composer Competition is Zoran Šćekić’s piece „Sphinx Avenue“

The Big Band And The Vocals have had its final of their large European Composers Competition with a Theme: Music to the rhymes of famous Danish poet Ursula Andkjær Olsen on 20 of June 2016. After receiving two dozen of pieces for this year competition, the finalists were: ZORAN ŠĆEKIĆ, Croatia – composer & arranger, with a composition: Sphinx Avenue TOMAS HAINES, UK – composer &musician, with a composition: Strange Utopia MICHELE CORCELLA, Italy – composer & arranger, with a composition: More and More Nameless ALEXANDER HAGEL THORN, Denmark – saxophone player, composer & arranger, with a composition: Navnløs. During the concert, all four pieces were performed under the conductor Mads Pagsberg, and this year winning composition is Zoran Šćekić’s Sphinx Avenue.    Video of the winning piece performance is @  https://www.facebook.com/TheBigBandAndTheVocals/videos/1115361978583930    ...

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