Aleksandar Tasić, international soloist and clarinet professor is one of the most prominent clarinetists of his generation.
He graduated and postgraduates at Academy of Arts, Novi Sad, Serbia. He mastered his skills at the master classes directed by famous clarinetists such as Ricardo Morales (Philadelphia Orchestra) and Jim Ognibene (Metropolitan Opera of New York).
He won first prizes in the competition of Yugoslav pupils and students of music, but also I prize in the competition of Jeuness Musicale ’Laureats of Orpheus’ in 1998.
The University in Novi Sad, Serbia awarded him ‘Exceptional Award’ for his artistic activities.
He performed as a soloist with Novosibirsk Philharmonic orchestra, Symphony orchestra of the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, Art ensemble Stanislav Binički, with Belgrade string orchestra Dušan Skovran, Novi Sad Chamber orchestra, Vojvodina Symphony Orchestra, Isidora Žebeljan Orchestra, string orchestra Camerata Panonnica, Montenegro Symphony Orchestra and had concerts in his home country and around Europe.
He performed at some of the most important festivals in Serbia and abroad, such as NOMUS, BEMUS, NIMUS, International Tribune of Composers, Les Classiques de Villars (Switzerland), Verbier Festival & Academy (Switzerland), Y4Y – Bangkok (Thailand), Schloss Elmau (Germany), Kotor-Art (Montenegro), Ljubljana Festival (Slovenia), Granada Music Festival (Spain), Mostar Spring Festival (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Siena Summer Session for Music (Italy), Bregenzer Festspiele (Austria), A-Tempo (Montenegro) Ohrid Summer Festival (Macedonija)…etc.
In the period between 2000 and 2006, Aleksandar Tasić performed as a clarinetist with Verbier Festival Orchestra (Switzerland) and from 2006 onwards, he is a solo clarinetist of Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra, lead by maestro Gabor Takacs-Nagy.
He has been a coach for clarinet and woodwinds of Verbier Festival Junior Orchestra since was launched in 2013 and this orchestra evolved into one of the most intensive artist training programs available to young musicians today.
Since last summer, Aleksandar Tasic has been a coach for clarinet and woodwinds of PCYO orchestra, Tsinandali Festival, Georgia.
He serves as a Regular professor of Chamber music at the Academy of Arts, University of Novi Sad, and Associate professor for clarinet at FILUM, University of Kragujevac, both in Serbia.
He has been playing with a guitarist Zoran Krajišnik in chamber duo since 2007. and recorded a CD “Ben Ritmato et Deciso” with music for clarinet and guitar.
As a member of KotorArt trio together with pianist Ratimir Martinovic and violoncellist Dmitrii Prokofiev, they explored capital works written for this ensemble on concerts in Montenegro, Serbia and across Europe.
Aleksandar Tasić is the artist of a famous clarinet brands “MARCA Reeds” from France and his is playing on ROYAL GLOBAL hand crafted clarinets, from Boston, USA.