Dragan Opančić

Dragan Opančić was born in Sarajevo, where he finished three years of Academy of Music in Sarajevo. As a scholarship awarded student by The Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture in 1994., he left Sarajevo to continue his studies at University of Music in Vienna and Graz (piano pedagogy and piano performance). In 1995. he got a scholarship for Mannes College in New York, but despite that he decided to stay in Austria, where he graduated, and finished six semesters of postgraduate studies. He earned his master degree on Academy of Music in Sarajevo. During his studies, he worked with professors: Z.Jančić, N.Stanković, C.Graf, E.Kolodin, M.Schirmer and B.Kraljević. He attended masterclasses with professors: R.Kehrer, D.Wilde, M.Ponthus, V.Margulis, E.Picht-Axenfeld and L.Berman. He performed in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Spain , Montenegro and USA (Carnegie Hall, UN-New York, Great Massonic Lodge-New York, Johns Hopkins University, World bank- Washington…). Dragan Opančić is currently working as a piano performance professor at Academy of Music in Sarajevo.