Dušan Kranjc, Slovenia

Dušan Kranjc completed his musical education in Ljubljana and then Germany with Branimir Slokar. For ten years he was principal trombonist of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra and the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra. He is currently a professor at the Academy of Music of the University of Ljubljana, as well as at the Upper Austria Music School. He lives in Salzburg, where he performs as a soloist with a number of orchestras, including the Camerata Academica Salzburg, L’Orfeo Baroque Orchestra from Linz, Austrian Ensemble of Contemporary Music, and Musica Antiqua Salzburg. He was a member of the Juvavum Brass Quintet from Salzburg. His musical journey has taken him to many music festivals, such as the Salzburger Festspiele (Salzburg Festival), Salzburger Adventsingen, Bolzano Festival Bozen, Allegro Vivo Chamber Music Festival, Musikwochen Millstatt (Millstatt Music Weeks), Sandstein und Musik Festival in Dresden, Bluval International Music Festival, Festspiele Haydn (Haydn Festival), Jeunesse Musicales, Zeitgenoessischer Herbst, Musica Festival of Sacred Music in Trento, Ljubljana Festival, Lent Festival, and Gröden Music Weeks. He has performed in Italy, Slovenia, Serbia, Russia, Lithuania, France, Germany, Mexico, Taiwan, the USA, Israel, Lebanon, Croatia, Poland and Japan.