Jan. 15, 2021Print | PDF
Marko Pejanovic was born in 1999 and began playing the piano at the age of eight. When Marko was ten, he was accepted into the Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists in Toronto where he studied for seven years. In 2017 he was awarded the prestigious Ken Murray Entrance Scholarship to enter the Bachelor of Music program in piano performance at Wilfrid Laurier University where he currently studies with Anya Alexeyev. His previous teachers include Vanja Srnic, Dianne Werner, James Anagnoson, and Heather Taves.
His numerous achievements include being chosen as the “Next” musician by CBC Music, winning the Grand prize of the Junior Category of the OCO Concerto Competition in Toronto, winning the President’s Trophy at the Kiwanis Music Festival of Greater Toronto, winning the Piano category of the Sunshine Cup competition, winning the WLU Concerto Competition, obtaining the second prize in his age category at the CMC in Montreal, winning the Ken Murray Concerto competition, as well as performing across Canada, in the US, Russia, China, the Czech Republic, and Serbia.
In addition to having extensive experience playing solo recitals and concertos with orchestra, Marko enjoys collaborating with instrumentalists and singers. In particular, the genre of opera has a special place in his heart. He devotes much of his free time to the study, analysis, and transcribing of operas, and to research into vocal technique.
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