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Marko Mađarić

Violin & Suzuki teacher


Marko Mađarić was born in Zagreb in 1977.

After graduating from the Pavle Markovac Elementary Music School in Zagreb in 1991, the main instrument - the violin, enrolled at the Conservatorium fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Graz in the class of prof. Viktorie Neumann, and the following year he returned to the Pavle Markovac Music School, where he graduated in 1995 in the class of prof. Mladen Dervenkar and enrolled at the Music Academy in Zagreb in the class of prof. Tonko Ninić.

He graduated in 2000 in the class of prof. Anđelko Krpan, after which he collaborates with the Zagreb Philharmonic and the HRT Symphony Orchestra on concerts, recordings and tours.  

2004 with prof. Dervenkar founded the Zagreb Chamber Orchestra, with which he has been performing successfully for 15 years, performing chamber and contemporary music.

He is the co-founder of the Musica Maxima International Chamber Music Festival, where, in addition to the artistic director of the festival, the Russian virtuoso, maestro Maxim Fedotov,  collaborated with great world music names: David Geringas, Sergei Roldugin, Monika Leskovar, Stjepan Hauser, Diane Pascal and Alejandra Torres ...

In addition to his pedagogical work, which he still does today, in 2005 he discovered the Suzuki method and went to Germany to study, where he took an introductory course at the Deutsche Suzuki Gesellchaft with prof. Kerstin Wartberg at the Remscheid Academy and teaches at the first Suzuki violin school in Croatia. The following year he went to Belgium for further training with prof. Jeanne Janssens where she graduated in 2012.

To date, the Suzuki Violin School has been attended by about a hundred students, many of whom have won numerous awards and are students of the Music Academy and regularly perform with the Zagreb Chamber Orchestra.

In addition to his education, and in cooperation with the Croatian Suzuki Center, of which he is president, he has organized numerous courses and exams within the European Suzuki Association for younger colleagues, some of whom are successful Suzuki teachers in Croatia and abroad. He lectured at three expert conferences on the Suzuki method in Osijek with prof. Eva Huhn and organized numerous concerts, plays, events and music workshops where the youngest participants were given the opportunity to get acquainted with music.

He is a regular lecturer at Suzuki workshops in Germany, Hungary, Poland and Belgium. Classes can be held  in English and German.

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