Zeljko Starcevic



Guitarist, teacher, composer, arranger and the member of: Trio Balkan Strings, Belgrade, Serbia

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Zoran Starcevic CD Classical Hits & Modern Guitar World
Nikola Starcevic CD Balkan Gypsy Swing
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 ZELJKO STARCEVIC (the member of Trio Balkan Strings) - Classical guitar player, was born in 1986 and lives in Belgrade-Serbia. He graduated at the Belgrade Music Academy - FMU, in Professor Vera Ogrizovic’s class, and now he works as a classical guitar teacher in Belgrade. During his education, Zeljko has won many prizes in the national music competitions. He plays many different kinds of music, Classical, Balkan Ethnic...He is a member of Duo Starcevic and of the acoustic guitar ensemble Trio Balkan Strings, a family project where his father, brother and he compose and perform the original Balkan instrumental music.

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  FIRST PRIZE WINNER in the World category of the 2005 USA Songwriting Competition with composition Water-mill written by him and performed by Trio Balkan Strings

  FIRST PRIZE WINNER -Trio Balkan Strings won first prize and the Dolphin statue for being the best instrumental ensemble on the Music World 2004 Italy Festival Internacionale Fivizzano.

  FIRST PRIZE WINNER and the Dolphin statue in a category -Classic guitar- diplomati on the Music World 2004 Italy Festival Internacionale Fivizzano.

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  "Clearly, highly gifted of musical talent, his musical mind is a very imaginative one..."   Angelo Gilardino

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"Very original music, an own and characteristic style and very well written..." Wolfgang Lendle (about Cosmoniums)

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 "Il Fuoco is very well performed by Nikola Starcevic. I apreciate its dedication..."                   Christopher Parkening

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 "Trio Balkan Strings dedication to the music of the Balkans and central Europe is inspiring. The guitar interpretations of this music are wonderful. Really good"

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  As a member of the acoustic guitar ensemble Trio Balkan Strings, a family project where his father, brother and he compose and perform the original Balkan instrumental music. They has performed in many Jazz, Classical Guitar, World music festivals and concerts in: USA (Boston, New York, Chicago, Portland, Washington DC, San Francisco, Charlotte, Greensboro…), Canada (Toronto, Vancouver...), Italy, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Russia, Moldova, Slovakia, Finland, Austria, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, UK, Luxembourg, Netherland, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia...They  did master classes-clinics and concerts for classical and Jazz guitar students in Europe and in the USA. (NYU - New York University, New Trier High School-Chicago,  The Rivers Music School-Boston...). Booking


Sunset France


  CD Balkan Guitars -Trio Balkan Strings-published by Sunset-France-PlayaSound/PGP RTS and Starcevic Production  mp3

Belgrade Serbia


  CD Water-mill - Trio Balkan Strings-published by PGP RTS and Starcevic Production  mp3

  CD Classical Hits and Modern Guitar World - Nikola Starcevic & Duo Starcevic (Nikola & Zeljko Starcevic)-published by PGP RTS and Starcevic Production  mp3 CD also available on CD Baby.

Endorseed by Cleartone Strings    Zeljko Starcevic, Duo Starcevic and Trio Balkan Strings use Cleartone Strings, USA
Guitars: Zeljko Starcevic and Nikola Starcevic are playing Classical Guitars by John H. Dick, very famous USA Classical Guitar maker.  john@johnhdick.com John H. Dick


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Classical Hits & Modern Guitar World


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World Music-Balkan Fusion World Music-Balkan Fusion new video clip: Water-mill Trio Balkan Strings

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Belgrade - Serbia
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video clip: Seven Grains

video clip: Peafowl's Dance

video clip: Moldavian Gate

video clip: Cocek

video clip: Innocent Heart

video clip: Dzanum

- Pieces for guitar duo -

Trio Balkan Strings - a fusion of many Balkan elements: Serbian, Gypsy, Macedonian, Romanian, Moldavian, Bulgarian, Hungarian, Mediterranean, Greek, Oriental…including Jazz improvisations, Swing and classical elements. The result, combining many cultures, is rich and unconventional, fresh and spontaneous, brimming with energy. more info...


written by Nikola Starcevic (mp3 parts)

Whirlpool  1’16’’  Duo Starcevic

Bossa Fortuna  1’  Duo Starcevic

Dance of Cuba  49’’ Duo Starcevic

For Mary  34’’  Duo Starcevic

Classical and Balkan Ethnic Guitar World music



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Duo Starcevic

Trio Balkan Strings - First prize winner

Music World 2004 Italy

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