Ksenija Komljenović

Dr. Ksenija Komljenović (Belgrade, Serbia) is an award-winning percussionist, composer, and cofounder of the Balkan Percussion Duo. Throughout her versatile career, she has studied, performed, and taught across Europe, the United States, and Asia. Ksenija is the first woman from Serbia with a Doctor of Musical Arts in Percussion Degree. She holds the Assistant Professor of Percussion position at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

PRESS

(2019) Round Table Discussion - @Percussion Podcast
(2019) Interview - Cameron Leach Podcast
(2019) Intervju - Novi magazin
(2019) Intervju - Danas
(2018) Interview - @Percussion Podcast
(2018) Intervju - Via Academica
(2017) Intervju - Kaleidoskop
(2017) Intervju - VICE
(2017) Intervju - Susretanja (RTS)

(2015) Intervju - City Magazine
(2015) Intervju - iSerbia
(2015) Intervju - Multivalensa
(2015) Intervju - Danas​

NEW RECORDINGS

SOLO
• Stuart Saunders Smith - Songs I-IX for Actor-Percussionist 

• J. S. Bach - Chaconne from Violin Partita No.2 in D minor, BWV 1004
• J.S. Bach - Adagio from Violin Sonata No.1 in G minor, BWV 1001


BALKAN PERCUSSION DUO

• J. S. Bach - Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
• My composition 4 SALE for two marimbas
• Tango n. 2 from Astor Piazzolla's Tango Suite

ELEMENTAL CULTURE COLLECTIVE

• John Psathas - Kyoto
• Alejandro Viñao - Water

SOCIAL MEDIA

• New Facebook Page


• Balkan Percussion Duo Facebook Page

Balkan Percussion duo was featured on Classic FM. Our video has had over 700K views!

PUBLICATIONS

4 SALE for marimba duet with bongos is finally published, and can be purchased on Bachovich Music Publications website! Check out the video here.

My transcription for Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565 for marimba duet has been published! You can check it out on Bachovich Music Publications website.

NEWS

• 2020 - Became the Artistic Director of PNEUMA - a new percussion group 

• 2019 - Became a Marimba One Artist

• 2019 - Joined the At Percussion Podcast as a co-host

• 2019 - Joined the distinguished faculty at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi as Assistant Professor of Percussion

• 2019 - Won the co-principal position for the World Percussion Group and toured around England, Spain, and Portugal in the spring

• 2018 - Balkan Percussion Duo won Second Prize at the International Percussion Competition Luxembourg

Upcoming

September 26 & 27, 2019 - Sound Waves Festival at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, TX

October 22, 2019 - Texas A&M University-Kingsville, TX 


November 8, 2019 - Western Colorado Percussion Festival (Colorado Mesa University), CO


November 9, 2019 - Western Colorado Percussion Festival - masterclass and concert featuring CMU Percussion Ensemble and high-school Honor Percussion Ensembles

November 15, 2019 - Adjudicator at PASIC Percussion Ensemble Competition (Indianapolis, IN)

January 30, 2020 - PNEUMA launch! - Performing Arts Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, TX

February 19, 2020 - Dr. Mary Thornton Faculty Recital - Performing Arts Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, TX

March 3, 4, 2020 - James Madison University, VA

March 5, 6, 2020 - Radford University, VA


March 8, 2020 - Solo recital - Performing Arts Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, TX - Corpus Christi, TX

March 16-20, 2020 - Frost School of Music, Miami, FL


April 9, 2020 - Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL


April 11, 2020 - Mitya Nilov Recital - Gusman Concert Hall, Miami, FL

April 14, 2020 - Mitya Nilov Recital Debut - Carnegie Hall, New York City, NY

Contact

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