Dunja Novcic


Dunja Novcic sitting in cafe

Dunja Novcic was born in Novi Sad, Serbia, where she attended Elementary and Secondary High Music School.  While still in High School, she has performed at the various master classes of famous pianists, such as Aleksandar Serdar, Konstantin Bogino, Gulzin Onay, Svetlana Bogino, and Vladimir Ogarkov. She began her Academic studies in 2005 in Serbia and continued them in the USA as a winner of the Eastern Europe Linkage Institute Scholarship and Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music Scholarship at the Florida International University. During her undergraduate studies, she was nominated as a member of the National Social Student Association at Florida International University and was a member of the Golden Key Honors Society.

Significant solo performances and concerts Novcic had in Serbia and abroad include Festival Rachmaninov in Belgrade (2003), Festival of Young Pianists (2004), Promenade of Music Talents in Belgrade (2004), Auditorium San Nicollo in Chioggia, Italy (2005 and 2006), Deering Estate at Cutler in Miami (2009), Museum of South Beach (2008), Museum of Miami (2009), and Frost Art Museum (2009).

She has performed with her sister Sonja, who is a violinist, in a Piano and Violin Duo. Since 2013 their performances include the International Susak Festival in Croatia in 2017, a Recital at the National Gallery of SANU, (Serbia 2013), a Recital at the City Hall, (Serbia 2014), and a Recital at Steinway Salon ( Kitzbuhel Country Club, Austria 2021).

From May 2011 to June 2015 Novcic was teaching piano at the High Music School in Serbia, Europe. Her students won many prizes at the State competitions and Festivals in the country and abroad. Today, they are enrolled in one of the most prestigious Art Academies in Europe (Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest, Hungary). Since 2015, she has been dedicated to private teaching, accompanying, and performing in Aventura, Florida.

In 2021 Dunja finished her Master’s studies at the Florida International University in piano performance, under the full Scholarship of Herbert and Nicole Wertheim fund of the FIU School of Music in the studio of world-renowned pianist, Kemal Gekic.

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