Concert with Biljana Petrovska on piano and Aleksandra Tevdoska on flute

Concert on Friday, October 6th from 7:30 pm
 
Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano from  Claude Bolling
 
1.  Baroque and blue
2.  Sentimentale
3.  Javanaise
4.  Fugace
5.  Irlandaise
6.  Versatile
7.  Veloce
 
 

Aleksandra Tevdoska is a vibrant performer and educator currently living in Atlanta, Georgia.

She received a Master of Music degree at Georgia State University in Music Performance, where she was a student of Sarah Kruser Ambrose. Originally from Tetovo, Macedonia, Ms. Tevdoska received a Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance from the Cyril and Methodius State University ofSkopje, Macedonia in 2012.  Her primary teacher was Straso Temkov.

Aleksandra has won numerous competitions for solo flute and chamber music in the United States of America, Italy, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Macedonia. As one of the winners of the Brumby Concerto Competition she performed Lowell Liebermann’s Concerto for Flute and Orchestra with the Georgia State University Symphony Orchestra in 2015, under the baton of Michael Palmer. Ms Tevdoska has also participated in Master classes with Emmanuel Pahud, Mario Caroli, Michel Belavance, Emily Beynon, Carol Vinsenc, Leone Buyse, Bulent Evcil, Nicole Esposito, Luigi Bisanti, Norbert Girlinger and Moshe Aron Epstain. Aleksandra currently serves as flute and piano instructor for a talented group of students at Community Music Centers of Atlanta and plays with the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra. She is currently a member of Fluture  Flute Quartet and Drijada Trio.

Biljana Petrovska gained her education from the State Music and Ballet School Center Ilija Nikolovski Luj in Skopje, where she finished primary and secondary musical education. She graduated in theoretical and instrumental piano department at the same time, in the class of Professor Rita Trpcheva – Popovich. She got her postgraduate diploma (1997), and master’s degree ( 2002), in piano interpretation in the class of Professor Evushka Elezovic from the Faculty of Music Art in Skopje.

During her education she participated in many seminars, among which is the First International Festival in honor of Vladimir Horovic in Aveiro – Portugal. She also took place at concerts in Skopje and many other cities as a solo performer, and in camera orchestras throughout Macedonia.

In 2004 she stayed 2 months in Paris, in the City the Art, where she had one solo concert, and two concerts with solo singers.

Besides solo performances, her interpretative creativity is focused to chamber music. She performs with many Macedonian artists. In 2005 she established Duo Pan together with the clarinet performer Petar Kolevski. During their long term collaboration they have realized many concerts, and recorded a compact disc Clarinet Fantasies.

Biljana Petrovska is a founder and regularly performs with the camera orchestras Trio, VivArt and quartet Animus.

As a solo performer she has also been performing New Age music, tango compositions, jazz standards, and folklore musical processing.

So far she has already performed in almost all Macedonian towns (Kumanovo, Stip, Struga, Tetovo, Veles, Strumica, Kavadarci etc.) as well as Belgrade, Vranje (Serbia) Aveiro (Portugal), Paris (France), Drach and Skadar (Albania), Zagreb and Osijek (Croatia).

In the field of chamber music one of the most important projects is with the quartet “The Quartet” she started cooperating with in 2017. The quartet interprets classical jazz, and they started their cooperation by performance of the jazz suite by Claude Bolling for flute and jazz piano trio.   

She is a full time employee at the State Musical and Ballet School Center Ilija Nikolovski – Luj as an associate and piano professor. Being a piano professor so far, she has achieved many successes with her students at many state and international competitions.

Since 2012 she has been working as a part time art associate at the Faculty of Music Art in Skopje. In 2015-16 she participated as a first piano in the Big Band for the musical performance Chicago at the Macedonian National Theatre – Skopje.