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ANDRIJA
MINČIĆ

Serbia

Professor Andrija Minčić has graduated in the class of prof. Ante Grgin, then specialized at the Department of Chamber Music.


As a concert soloist, he has played at over 200 concerts in the country and abroad - Spain, Greece, Bulgaria, Switzerland, UK, Netherlands, France, Turkey, Qatar, Portugal, Canada... He performed at the most prominent concert halls in Europe, such as:


Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Palau de la Musica, Grand Teatro de Liceu, L’Audotorio (Barcelona), L’Auditorio, (Madrid), Victoria Hall (Geneva) Tonhalle (Zurich), St. Paul’s - Covent Garden (London), Grand Hall (York).


He was a holder of the scholarship by the city of Niš several times, as well the winner the highest award of the city of Niš 11th January as the best graduate student of the Faculty of Arts in Niš in 2009, the Silver badge of the University of Niš, as well as the Grand Prix of the Serbian Chamber of Crafts.


In March 2013 he began with his pedagogical activity as a Docent at Department of Wind instruments of the Faculty of Arts in Niš, at the subjects Orchestral sections, Literature and Performing Arts and Clarinet.


As saxophone player he is intensely playing in various genres, from Big Band formation (lead alto saxophone and soloist in Nis Big Band), to contemporary, jazz, funk, pop, electronic, and fusion bands. He toured and played with DJ’S in Dubai, Palma de Mayorca, Tuscany, Germany.


His project Saxtime found its path to a worldwide audience through social media and YouTube channels.


He shared the stage at the Nisville Jazz Festival with Candy Dulfer, Mike Stern, Kenny Garrett, Mike Stern, Chris Potter, John Newman... He recorded for various TV Stations and did many collaborative recordings for other musicians.


He is active both as event organiser and manager for Blackberries band, various Dj’s and saxophone player for international performer Božo Vrećo.


He is a brand ambassador for saxophone brands P. Mauriat and Silversteinworks.