Ante Grgin

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Ante Grgin


Ante Grgin (b. 1945, Kaštel Novi, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia) is a Serbian clarinetist and composer.

Ante Grgin started his early training at the School of Music in Split. He completed his undergraduate (1969) and graduate (1974) studies at the Belgrade Music Academy, under the tuition of renowned professor Bruno Brun.

Grgin has composed a number of pieces for piano, violin, viola, flute, clarinet, saxophone, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, horn. His compositions are characterized by tendency towards free forms, style models of jazzed symphony, evergreen harmonies, Balkan folklore rhythms and highly emphasized melodic as a part of instrument nature to which Grgin has dedicated his performing and creative work.

Grgin is a full professor of clarinet and chair of the Department of Wind Instruments at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, where he has been teaching since 1995, and at the Faculty of Arts in Niš.

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