Ivana was born in Belgrade, Serbia, were she began her musical studies at the age of ten. She graduated cello performance at Belgrade Academy of Music. In 2004 she gained masters degree (solo/chamber recitalist) in Royal College of Music, London and Eastman School of Music, Rochester, USA.


She is active chamber musician performing with classical music ensembles, and engaging in interpretation and dissemination of New Music. She have been exploring different approaches in musical creation ranging from classical music performance, creative improvisation, integrating electronic devices and acoustic instruments. She is composing and arranging for film, theatre, and wide range of different multimedia performances and projects.

Having numerous performances all around Europe she has been collaborating with large number of academic composers, film and theatre directors, and artists.

Ivana is regulary performing in festivals of classical and improvisational music, Kuhmo, Belef, Exit (Vexation, Satie) IEM Cube Graz, Balkan improvisational festival, Cologne, GAIA Kammermusikfestival, Thun, blink ART, Cronosfera, VNM music festival, INFANT etc.

Ivana composed and implemented her original style of improvisational music in several well acclaimed theatre plays (Voices by Harold Pinter, Juditha (Jelena Bogavac) by Hauard Baker, Little Mirmaid, (Iva Milošević) by Hans Kristian Anderson) Thirteen (Gordana Lebovic), movie “Between dream and dream” by Marija Stojnic etc.

In 2007 with Manja Ristić, she founded artistic society Auropolis that is engaging in sustaining criteria of high level performance and motivation of young artists and promoting classical music.

In 2012 Ivana started collaborating with pianist Olivier Maurel on the project Opus Neo, comedian Sofie Terrade Maurel, clarinetist Jean Bru, and dancer Ivola Demange, giving several performances in Europe.

From 2010 to 2012 she received instructor formation in art of Tai Chi Chuan and Qi Gong in school “L’Art du Chi” based in France, Provence.

CONCERTS AND EVENTS IN 2012/2013

2013

25 January  2013 
Opus Neo, avec 
Olivier Maurel, piano and Maria Simoglou, chant, percussions, quanun Festival autour du Piano, La Meson, Marseille.

16 April 2013
Creation- Duo dance/music 
“Memory of strings”, P//cp with Ivola Demange
L’Amphiteheatre Bron, Lyon

25-28 April 2013
Creative laboratory of sound 
Improvisation project with Richard Barrett
Cultural center Rex, in collaboration with Chinch, Belgrade

24 April 
Ensemble Studio 6, live on Radio Belgrade

28 April
Ensemble Studio 6, REX, Belgrade

25 May
with Ensemble Yurodny
GAIA Kammermusikfestival, Swiss, Thun

17 October 
Ensemble Studio 6 at BEMUS Festival, Yugoslav Drama Theatre, Belgrade-Songs of wars I’ve seen by HEINER GOEBBELS + newly commisioned piece by Ivana Stefanović
12 November
Ensemble Studio 6-International composers festival, BelgradeClosing concert playing newly commissioned pieces of young composers.


2012

20 June    
Ensemble Studio 6- live concert on Radio Belgrade
17 July  
  Duo Clarcel at Simiane/Coustetes, France
19 July   
 Duo Clarcel at L’Eglise de Gignac, France
10 August  
 L’Eglise Haute a Banon with Opus Neo, Olivier Maurel
piano and Maria Simoglou, chant percussions, quanun.
21 September   
 “Voix et violoncelle” avec Sofie Terrade-Maurel, Banon L’Eglise Haut,France 
22 September    
Simiane-la-Rotonde Lecture musicale
13 October    
Parade and Changes with Ivola Demange Generator, Paris
20 October   
 OcéanCité, Place de Terraux, Lyon
26 December   
Studio 6 collective Radio Belgrade, John Cage centenary 
pieces by Cage and Alvin Lucier      



P//CP Plateforme Chantier Public avec Ivola Demange
Universite Lyon 2
Campus Porte des Alpes, Bron

 le 7 décembre P//cp#2: Plateforme Chantier Public
 2013
 le 5 février P//cp#3: Plateforme Chantier Public 
 le 19 février P//cp#4: Plateforme Chantier Public
 le 19 mars P//cp#5: Plateforme Chantier Public  (Danser Campus)
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