MILENA STEVANOVIĆ was born in 1980. in Niš, where she graduated from the lower and secondary music school "Dr. Vojislav Vučković" in the class of prof. Zorica Ilić. He graduates from the Faculty of Arts in Niš in the class of prof. Ljubomir Mihailović and prof. Michal Budinski, as one of the best students. From the beginning, the judge was a permanent honorary member of the Niš Symphony Orchestra, the "Amoroso" Chamber Orchestra and the "Imperio" Chamber Orchestra, with whom she performed numerous concerts and collaborated with a large number of eminent soloists and conductors from the country and abroad.She started teaching in 2003 at the "Vladimir Đorđević" Music School in Aleksinac, and since 2005. transferred and continued at the Music School Nis, in Nis.Her students are winners of a large number of high national and international awards and laureates, both in solo and in the discipline of chamber music: (Republican Competition of Students of Music and Ballet Schools of Serbia, Festival of Music and Ballet Schools (over 10 first prizes in solo and duo discipline), "Sting Fest" Sremska Mitrovica, International Competition in Arandjelovac, "Binički" Belgrade, Chamber Music Festival Kavadarci, Macedonia, Festival ARTIN Veles Macedonia (many times holders of special prizes and winners of the entire competition), Festival "ARTIN" Obzor, Bulgaria (two special awards), International String Competition Nis (2019, two laureates in two different categories, and before that over 10 awards at the competition itself), Young Virtuosi Sofia, International Competition "Prof. Nedeljka Simyonova" Haskovo, Bulgaria, " Premio Clivis" Rome, Italy, Pearls of Ohrid, Competition Petar Konjović, International Competition "POLIHYMNIA" Skopje (two laureates and winner of the entire competition), International Viola Competition niste Pernik, Bulgaria (1st prize), "Artisti del artico" competition Novi Sad (multiple first prizes), "Tartini" competition Slovenia (category winners)In the 2018/2019 school year alone, she and her students won 21 awards at prestigious competitions in the country and the region, several of which were laureates, and she was awarded by the Niš Music School as the most successful teacher in that school year. It should be mentioned that this school year's success was complemented by the following awards: Laureate of the International String Competition in Niš, Laureate of the Guarneri Fiesta in Banja Koviljaca, and certainly the biggest success and the prize at the Ohrid Pearls competition, Macedonia. Her students performed and performed as soloists in various orchestras . , of which halls such as Kolarac, Zala Bulgaria (Sofia, Bulgaria), hall of the Macedonian Philharmonic and others should be mentioned.She was a member of the jury of the Niš International Strings Competition, the Festival of Music and Ballet Schools of Serbia, the ARTIN Veles Festival (Macedonia), the ARTIN Obzor Festival (Bulgaria), the "Art of Strings by Lazar Miletić" competition in Kragujevac, the International "Polyhimnia" competition " Skopje, Regional Festival in Prokuplje....From 2015 to 2019 she was in the position of the head of the string activity of the Niš Music School, to which she returns in September of this year.He is a long-time member and secretary of the Competition Committee of the International Competition in Nis and one of the main organizers, and since 2018 he is also a member of Lazar Miletić's "Art of Strings" association and "Polifonija" association, with whom he works on various projects to promote and popularize classical music. with young people, master classes, etc...
She is a member of the String Quartet "F" and the violin duo "Energico" with his colleague Ljiljana Kitić, with whom he regularly performs.