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Srdjan Bulat (Guitar)

Born: October 20, 1986 - Split, Croatia

The Croatian classical guitarist, Srdjan Bulat, studied from 2005 to 2008 at the Academy of Arts; University of Split, Croatia, receiving Bachelor of Music degree (undergraduate course) with professor Goran Listeš and Rector's award for the academic year 2006-2007. From 2008 to 2010, he studied at the Academy of Music; University of Zagreb, Croatia, graduating Summa cum laude with Master of Music degree (graduate course) with Professor Darko Petrinjak, and was Dean's award recipient for the academic year 2008-2009 and Rector's award recipient for the academic year 2009-2010. Since 2011, he studies at the Academy of Music; University of Zagreb, Croatia, where he has Postgraduate specialist study with Professor Darko Petrinjak; his Specialist thesis: Contemporary Croatian music for classical guitar. Since 2012, he also studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London, England for Master of Arts degree in performance (postgraduate course) with professor Michael Lewin; in 2012 he was ABRSM International Fees Scholarship winner.

Srdjan Bulat has won top prizes in almost all of the most prestigious international competitions for classical guitarists, including the first prize in the 2011 'Francisco Tarrega' competition in Benicassim, Spain (see detailed list below).

Srdjan Bulat has also recorded a successful solo CD for Naxos which was released in September 2012.

Prizes and Awards

2013:
London International Guitar Competition; London, UK - 2nd prize
Royal Academy of Music Club Prize; London, UK - Finalist
Ivor Mairants Guitar Competition; London, UK - 2nd prize
2012:
Andres Segovia Guitar Competition; La Herradura, Spain - Finalist and Special award for the best interpretation of contemporary Spanish music
Gredos San Diego Guitar Competition; Madrid, Spain - 2nd prize
Darko Lukić competition for young Croatian musicians; Zagreb, Croatia - 1st prize (for the best solo recital)
2011:
Ivo Vuljević award for the best young Croatian musician; Zagreb, Croatia
Maurizio Biasini Guitar Competition; Bologna, Italy - 3rd prize
Francisco Tárrega Guitar Competition; Benicàssim, Spain - 1st prize and Special award for the best interpretation of works by Francisco Tarrega
Koblenz International Guitar Competition; Koblenz, Germany - Special award for the best interpretation of works by Joaquín Rodrigo
Gredos San Diego Guitar Competition; Madrid, Spain - 2nd prize and Special award for the best interpretation of Spanish music
2010:
Michelle Pittaluga Guitar Competition; Alessandria, Italy - 2nd prize and Aurora Blardone award for the youngest finalist
Julian Arcas Guitar Competition; Almeria, Spain - 1st prize and Special award for the best interpretation of Spanish music
Alhambra International Guitar Competition; Valencia, Spain - 2nd prize, Audience award and Special award for the best interpretation of Spanish music
2009:
Ferdo Livadić Competition for Young musicians; Samobor, Croatia - 1st prize (for the best solo recital)
Francisco Tárrega Guitar Competition; Benicàssim, Spain - 2nd prize
2008:
Michele Pittaluga Guitar Competition; Alessandria, Italy - 3rd prize and Aurora Blardone award for the youngest finalist
Fernando Sor Guitar Competition; Rome, Italy - 1st prize
2004:
European Music Prize for Youth; Dubrovnik, Croatia - 1st prize
2003:
Anna Amalia Junior Guitar Competition; Weimar, Germany - 1st prize
2002:
Andres Segovia Junior Guitar Competition; Velbert, Germany - 1st prize


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Source: Srdjan Website
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Srdjan Bulat (January 2014)

Srdjan Bulat: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works

Links to other Sites

Srdjan Bulat (Official Website)

Srdjan Bulat Channel on YouTube

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