Ema Potevska Resume


2007 – going on Doctoral studies in piano performance in the
class of Mr. Buzarovski and Mrs. Slejanska
▪ Faculty of Music Arts -Skopje, Macedonia
2007 - 2003 Master studies in piano performance in the
class of Mrs. Stela Slejanska
▪ Faculty of Music Arts -Skopje, Macedonia
2003 – 1999 Bachelor studies in piano performance in
the class of MA. Stela Slejanska
▪ Faculty of Music Arts -Skopje, Macedonia
1999 – 1995 High school music studies
▪ MBUC “Ilija Nikolovski – Luj” (Music and Ballet School center), Skopje, Macedonia

Graduate Studies

2005 Aquiles Delle Vigne- Scholarship
▪ “Villa Medici Guilini” Milano, Italy
2004 William Howard- Scholarship
▪ “Dartington International Summer Academy”, UK
2003 Aqules Delle Vigne- Scholarship
▪ “Mozarteum”, Salzburg Austria
2001 Boris Romanov- Scholarship
▪ Plovdiv, Bulgaria
I have also participated in many summer academies in Macedonia with a variety of professors including Boris Romanov, Natalija Koseva, Arbo Valdma, and Rita Kinka.

Honors and Awards
2009 - first prize and golden medal International festival “Cultura
e Musica” – Barletta, Italy

2008 -accreditation for teaching the British curriculum of IGCSE
Music arts -University of Cambridge, London

2002 – 1999 Scholarship, Ministry of Science and Education
2002 Second prize, “Interfest”- International Piano
Competition, Bitola, Macedonia
2000 First prize, Polyphonic Concurs “J.S.Bach”-Skopje
1999 First prize, Republic Competition-Skopje
1998 First prize, Chopin Competition, Skopje
1997 First prize, International Competition-Skopje
1992 First prize, Republic Competition- Skopje
1988 First prize, Republic Competition- Skopje
I have also made some recordings for the Internet Radio of the Music Academy of Skopje.
Work experience
Present Piano professor at the Faculty of music - Shtip
Present- 2007 Organizer and Manager of the “Balkan Festival of
Contemporary Music”
Present– 2002 Piano teacher at QSI (Quality School International)
Present– 2003 Music and piano teacher in ASM (American school Macedonia)
2007– 2003 Piano Demonstrator at Music Academy in Skopje, Macedonia

Prof. MA Stela Slejanska (piano professor at Music academy Skopje)
Prof. Aqueles Delle Vigne (piano professor at Royal academy in Brussels)
Prof. MA Goce Kolarovski (dean of Faculty of Music Arts, in Skopje)
Mr. Jason Brown (director of ASM)
Mr. William Howard (piano professor at Dartington Academy, UK)
Mr. Eric Nelis (director of QSI)

*Performance experience available upon request.

Performance experience:
I began piano lessons at age 5 and have performed in numerous recitals, festivals, competitions, and concerts in Macedonia and other countries.
My last concerts were:
2009 Concert ‘Chopin” in organization of the embassy of Poland and embassy of France in R. Macedonia
2009 Concert tour Macedonia: Ohrid, Stip, Tetovo, Skopje
2009 “Teatro Gurcci” – Barletta, Italy
2008 “J.Haydn birth house” – Rohrau, Vienna - Austria
2008 “Mirbach Palace” Bratislava, Slovakia
2007 “Skopje Summer Festival”, Skopje
2007 “Balkan Classical Music Fest”, Skopje
2006 “Villa Medici” in Milano, Italy,
2006 “Daut Pasin Amam” Skopje Summer Fest (2 pianos and 2 percussionists)
2005 “The Skopje City Museum”, Skopje,
2005 Concert in the Residence of France in R. Macedonia,
“Musica Viva” in Music Academy of Skopje,
“Days of the Macedonian Music” - Skopje
Concert in “Kurshumli An” in organization of French Cultural Center and British Council in Macedonia,
Various concerts in Shtip, Tetovo, Ohrid, and Bitola.

2003 and 2004 I performed in the following events:
“Wiener hall” – Salzburg,
“Orff concert Hall”-Salzburg,
“Dartington Hall”- Devon, England,
“Fairfield Hall” –London in organization of Macedonian embassy and Croydon ministry of culture

Updated:  December 17, 2009

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