Violinist Barbara Zalaznik Matos began to learn violin at the music school in Vrhnika. At nine she has been recording for Radio Slovenia as a gifted young musician.

She continued violin lessons at the Music College in the class of prof. Ciril Veronek. At early 16  she passed the audition and took the lessons from prof. Ozim’s student, prof. Brian Finlaysn at the Conservatory of Music in Klagenfurt / Austria.

In 2000 she graduated with honors at the Academy of Music in the class of prof. Dejan Bravnicar and prof. Vasilij Meljnikov. She was a promising violinist  at the Academy of Music, repeatedly selected for representative of the International Academy Prague – Vienna – Budapest. While studying violin she participated in several international summer schools in violin and chamber music, international competitions and received several awards. She studied at international masterclasses with acknowledged professors: prof. Igor Ozim, prof. Vaslav Snitil at the international course in Semmering, prof. Tomaz Lorenz, prof. Vasily Meljnikov, prof. Christiane Hutcap several times.

At the end of the study she got a scholarship for postgraduate studies for violin by institution Imago Sloveniae. She gave concerts in the piano trio and string quartet at home and abroad. She was the concert master of the students’ Chamber Orchestra at the Music Academy. She made contribution with Slavko Osterc ensemble and Slovenica Camerata, led by prof. Novsak.

Barbara completed her musical diversity by playing in “All Capone Strajh Trio” and acknowledged percussionist Zlatko Kaucic. She has recorded music for the award-winning film “V leru”. In 2002, she participated in a film “Cisto blizu nas”  where she played Sarasate’s Gypsy Aires. She has been a regular member of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra for eight years. The composers N. Paganini and W. A. Mozart take a special place in her heart, to whom she devotes special attention. She is dedicated to independent musical career now.

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Short Profile

NameZalaznik Matos, Barbara
Born inSlovenia, Europe
Home LocationLjubljana, Slovenia
Main languageEnglish
Additional languages German 
attended UniversitiesAcademy of Music
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