Biography

David Mastikosa is a young profilic Bosnian composer.
He was born in 1992 in Prijedor, where he started his musical education by studying Clarinet and Music Theory at the Secondary Music School “Savo Balaban” in Prijedor, before moving to Banja Luka to study Composition at the Academy of Arts in the class of Tatjana Milošević Mijanović.

David was elected twice, among the fifteen composers whose works have been performed in concerts that are organized by Vox Novus, held in New York titled “15 Minutes of Fame”. His compositions were performed in different countries around the world - Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Italy, Spain, France, Slovenia, The Netherlands, Lithuania, Portugal, Japan, South Africa, Belgium and USA.
His composition “Unknown flow” was premiered in 2014 at Branko’s Award Ceremony at Sremski Karlovci, Serbia.

Official publisher of David`s music is Donemus | Publishing House of Contemporary Classical Music.

Awards

Academy of Arts Banja Luka

Award for the best (most promising) student of Composition Departament

Edict of Milan of 313

Third place for chamber composition

Association of Composers – Music authors/AMUS

Award for the best composer at Academy of Arts Banja Luka

III International Piano Competition Smederevo

First prize winner - composition iRitual for piano and human being

City of Banja Luka Award

special recognition of City of Banja Luka for contribution to the huge development of art and culture in the city

Masterclasses/Workshops

Selection

2017

  • Composers + Summer Academy
  • SoundMine
  • Sonemus Fest

2016

  • Sarajevo Jazz Fest – Music Meeting
  • SoundMine

2015

  • Ruid al Sud, International Festival of Arts, Novi Sad
  • SoundMine

2014

  • Workshop for Contemporary Music, Novi Sad
  • Sarajevo Sonic Studio

2013

  • Sarajevo Sonic Studio
  • Academie Musicale de Villecroze, France

2012 and earlier

  • KompArt 2, Novi Sad
  • Workshop for clarinet, Gučevo 2010

Tutors

Composition/Electronic Music

  • Philippe Hersant
  • Philippe Manoury
  • Tamara Basarić
  • Vinko Globokar
  • Wolfgang Heiniger
  • Aleksandra Vrebalov
  • Alessio Sabella
  • Zlatko Baracskai
  • Wim Hendrickx
  • Diederik Glorieux
  • Jorrit Tamminga
  • Marko Nikodijević
  • Uroš Rojko
  • Rūta Vitkauskaitė
  • Ben Lunn

Writing for Accordion

  • Iiñaki Alberdi

Clarinet

  • Nikola Srdić
  • Milan Milošević
  • Đuro Pete

Compositions

For a complete and chronologically ordered list, click here.

2011/

Suite for Piano solo
Music for two pianos for two pianos

2012/

Memories `92 for solo Flute (2012) Ayotte Custom Musical Engravings
Irons for flute, clarinet, piano and violoncello
Folk`azz for two pianos
Serenata for soprano and piano

2013/

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David have many signature events that take place throughout the year.
Stay tuned to calender for exciting upcoming events.

Gallery

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Compositions

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Workshops

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Performers

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Concert Halls

Festivals | Concerts

Dani Vlade S. Miloševića: Noć muzeja
XIX Curso Internacional de Clarinete – Julian Menendez
The Basement Concert Make Music New York
Festival Note tra i Calanchi
International Art Colony Pliva 2015
Festival Ruid al Sud
Sarajevo Sonic Studio 2015 Kompos Symposium
Vareš Classic Festival 2016 & 2017
Balkan Madness BH edition
Branko’s Award Ceremony at Sremski Karlovci
Composers+ Summer Academy Concert

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Contact

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