Igor Lešnik - percussion
Igor Lešnik is one of the leading western classical percussionists of the generation.
His collaborations with famous colleagues, his rich collection of recordings and his soloist concert activities introduced Croatian percussion scene to the world. His music is performed by renowned soloists and ensembles and international percussion competitions program his works.
As founder of the percussion department at the Music Academy in Zagreb, professor Lešnik is regular guest at renowned universities of five continents and his percussion articles have been published in Europe and USA.
Since 1990 Igor organizes international percussion events and had led the Croatian Radio Symphony Orchestra percussion section from 1984 to 2014. He is also the president of the Croatian Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society and jury president of the Universal Marimba Competition / Belgium.
Igor has received numerous awards for his artistic achievements at home and abroad. In 2003 he was awarded French knighthood title (Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres) for accomplishments in arts and literature.
Mario Penzar - organ