is a gifted young pianist and composer from Smederevo.
Until now, this high school graduate has won 15 first places in different
prestigious International composition competitions! The most
significant being first place in "Golden Key Piano
Composition Competition" three years in a row, 1st place in Spain, 6 th place in "Fidelio
Musica" (a competition without age limits), second place in Moscow
and 1 st place on the Festival of Slavic music!
This year World Music Asocication of Serbia released his first CD: Dance
for piano and fife. Veljko’s friend and colleague Neda Nikolic
and duduk and it is truly fascinating how this unusual combination makes the instuments
complete each other! On this CD you can find six of Veljko’s
original compositions, and seven arrangements of the existing songs.
It is almost unbelievable that Veljko and Neda are only 18 years old, and
that the music they create together has such musical and emotional
maturity! It is full of charge, nostalgia, melancholy, struggle, joy, sorrow,
verve and playfulness! With Jazz harmonies, influences of Serbian
traditional music and classical background, this CD will lead you to a
wonderful unexpected journey! Don’t miss it!