Miodrag Veselinovic, MA, MM, violin, chamber music
Miodrag Veselinovic, a native of Belgrade, Serbia, is a prizewinner of many national and international competitions, including the Concorso Internacionale di Musica in Stresa, Italy in 1994. He appeared regularly on national television and radio broadcasts in his native country. Mr. Veselinovic began his studies at the age of eight and was awarded his Master of Arts diploma from the Academy of Music at the University of Belgrade. Having been offered several prestigious scholarships in music, he engaged himself in his North American graduate studies in music at the University of Washington. An active performer, he appears regularly in solo, chamber, as well as orchestral concerts in the Seattle area as well as abroad. In February of 2012, Mr.Veselinovic was invited to give live radio braodcasted performance of Elgar's Sonata for violin and piano Op.82 at the King FM's Northwest Focus program. Formerly concertmaster of the University of Washington Symphony Orchestra and member of the Federal Way Symphony, he is currently performing as the freelancing musician in the NW region.
Mr. Veselinovic has been teaching students of all ages since 2002 privately as well as in academic institutions. His students all share his great enthusiasm and love for the violin and the string repertoire. This love in combination with his solid pedagogical and technical background, comprising study with some of the best teachers of the ex-Soviet Union, Western Europe, and the United States, allows him to approach each individual student with personally tailored guidance. Thanks to his enormous dedication to teaching, his students find fulfillment in their own musical endeavors and are prize winners of numerous competitions, such as SIPF Romantic Chamber Festival in 2010 and are active members of Seattle Youth Symphony and Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Veselinovic is passionately involved in chamber music, both as a performer and as a coach. Many of his student chamber ensembles have received high acclaim in performances in Seattle, Issaquah and Bellevue.
Miodrag Veselinovic teaches at the Chopin Academy of Music in Issaquah and his private violin studio in Seattle.