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Sanja Plohl


Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Music


Education

B.A. Rostock University of Music and Theatre (Germany)
M.A. Royal Conservatoire The Hague (The Netherlands)
Postgraduate program at Mozarteum University (Austria)

Practice Areas

  • Classical guitar performance
  • Guitar pedagogy
  • World music
  • Composition

Research Interests

Solo recitals (selection):
           
London Classical Guitar Festival, Spanish Guitar Society (Madrid), Cervantes Institute Athens, Córdoba Guitar Festival, Guitarmania Festival (Lisbon), Slovenian Philharmonic Hall (Ljubljana), Dorset Guitar Society (UK), Andrés Segovia Festival (Madrid), University of Seville, Miguel Llobet Festival (Barcelona), Zapopan Guitar Festival (online/México), Semana Tárrega (Villareal), Vélez-Málaga Guitar Festival, Lent Festival (Slovenia), Gerona Guitar Festival, Imago Sloveniae Festival (Slovenia), Albacete Guitar Festival, Pescara Summer Festival (Italy), Villa de Aranda Guitar Festival, Seville Museum of Fine Arts, Rostock Cultural History Museum, Museum of the Americas (Madrid), City Museum of Ljubljana, European Day of Jewish Culture (Maribor), Kras Guitar Festival (Slovenia), Artana Latin American Gallery (The Hague), Valle del’Orfento Festival (Italy), A orillas del Guadalquivir Festival (Sanlúcar de Barrameda), Slovene National Theatre (Maribor), Guitar days at Istanbul Technical University, Mompou Hall (Barcelona), Música con encanto (Marbella), Encuentro Internacional Andrés Segovia (Linares), Clàssica a Horta–Guinardó (Barcelona), Ciclo de otoño musical (Úbeda), European Guitar Teachers Association (Ljubljana).

Premiere performances of solo and chamber music works by composers:

Bavdek, A. Coduras, M. Lazar, R. Blanco Pons, M. Clerc, V. Barty-Taylor, C. Miller, I. Ziblat Shay, A. Romeijn, L. Wiegerink, E. Menalled, N. Berentsen, T. Stepancic.

Jury member: Madrid International Guitar Festival, Seville International Guitar Competition, "Gemona del Friuli" International Guitar Competition (Italy).

Publications and Media Placements

Website: www.sanjaplohl.com

Published scores: https://bergmann-edition.com/collections/plohl-sanja

Album: Sanja Plohl "Danseuse dans Grenade". IBS Classical (2012).

Honors and Awards

Prizes
  
First prizes at international competitions:

Ivor Mairants Award (London), Seville Guitar Competition, Córdoba Guitar Festival, Guitarmania Guitar Competition (Lisbon), Comarca el Condado Guitar Competition (Spain), Ciudad de Llerena Guitar Competition (Spain), Arjau Music interpretation competition for all instruments (Barcelona).

Other prizes at international competitions:

Enrico Mercatali European Guitar Competition (Italy), Iserlohn Guitar Competition (Germany), Gevelsberg Guitar Competition (Germany), Belgrade Guitar Art Festival (Serbia), Zwolle Guitar Festival (The Netherlands), Ciutat d'Elx Guitar Competition (Spain), Josep Ferrer Guitar Competition (Spain), Luys Milán Guitar Competition (Spain), Miguel Llobet Competition (Spain), Simone Salmaso Guitar Competition (Italy), Ivan Padovec Guitar Competition (Croatia), Kitarika Guitar competition (Slovenia), Ciudad de Vélez–Málaga Guitar Competition (Spain).

Grants

Huygens Fund of the Dutch Government, Zois Fund of the Slovene Government, Slovenian Ministry of Culture, Soroptimist International, Accademia Chigiana Siena (Italy), Música en Compostela (Spain).