LAZAREVSKI Vladimir

Vladimir Lazarevski studied oboe at the National Music Academy "Pancho Vladigerov" in Sofia (class of prof. George Zheljazov), receiving a Bachelor and a Masters degree. In 2004, Vladimir received a full scholarship from the music academy "Longy" in Boston, USA, where he continued his education and development in oboe and chamber music performance. He studied there in the classes of Prof. Wayne Rapier and Prof. Mark McEwen, both famous oboists of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and in 2006, he was awarded a Graduate performance diploma. In 2009, Vladimir received an MBA degree from the Institute Universitaire “Kurt Bosch” from Sion, Switzerland As of February, 2012 he holds Doctor of musical art and science degree from the National music academy “Pancho Vladigerov” in Sofia, Bulgaria.

As a member of the "Music Progressive Quartet", Vladimir was awarded with the “Virtuosi” award for best chamber ensemble in Macedonia in 2012. He is a laureate of the international music competition Allegro Vivo” in Austria (2002) and Third prize winner from the International chamber music contest "Earth and People", Bulgaria (2001). He has won first prizes at national music competitions in Macedonia in 1996 and 1997. Vladimir has mastered his musical profile at the numerous workshops and master classes with many eminent oboists and musicians like Ingo Goricki, David Walter, Paul Goody, Helmut Mecera, Ying quartet and others.

As a musician, Vladimir has performed at numerous festivals in the country and abroad: „Mozarteum” and “Allegro Vivo” in Austria, "Boston Musical Nights" in the U.S., "Darhtington Summer Music School" in UK, "Gdanske LATO MUZYVZNE" in Poland, "Blues’ n Jazz Rallue" in Luxemburg, "Skopje Summer Festival", "Days of Macedonian Music", BITfest, "Classical Balkan Music Festival", "Stip Culture Summer Festival", "Modoars" and others. Also, Vladimir has performed as a soloist with "Ars Baroka”,  “Academic Symphony Orchestra”, Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra, West Coast Symphony.

As an oboist and English horn player, Vladimir has played and joined many orchestras including: Macedonian Philharmonic orchestra, Macedonian Opera and Ballet, Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony orchestras in Pazardhik and Vratsa, New Symphony Orchestra and Academic Symphonic Orchestra in Sofia, Longy Chamber Orchestra in US, Collegium Musicum Bankya from Sofia, Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Warmińsko-Mazurskiej from Poland, West Coast Symphony from Canada  and others.

At the moment Vladimir Lazarevski holds an Associate Professor position at the Faculty of Music in in Stip, Macedonia, where he teaches oboe, chamber music and pedagogy of wind instruments. Vladimir is a member of Music Progressive Quartet, part-time associate of the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra and F.A.M.E.S. Orchestra of the Macedonian Radio and Television, and he also teaches part-time in Tetovo and Skopje.