has acquired his Bachelor’s and MA degrees in Belgrade, under the mentorship of Prof. Miodrag Azanjac and had the advance training with the Prof. Christian Lardé in Paris where he received the Diplome Superieur de Concertiste, in 1983, at L’Ecole Normale Superieur de Musique de Paris. After that, he has established a long-term cooperation with Aurele Nicolet. Ljubisa Jovanovic has performed at all significant festivals in former Yugoslavia as well as in France, Switzerland, China, Italy, Austria, Germany, Russia, Romania, Great Britain, Algeria, Finland, Denmark, Ukraine, South Africa, Norway, Luxembourg and Argentine.
Ljubisa Jovanovic has won the First Prize for interpretation at the “International Composer’s Revue” (1992&1998.); the “Golden Link” award (“Zlatni Beočug”) for the artistic achievements in 1992; “Annual Award of the of Serbian Musical Artists Association” (1992.), and the “Award of the Belgrade Cultural Fund” for the best concerts in Belgrade in 1987,1989, 1991 and 1992. He has also received the “Gold Medal” awarded in honour of the 75th anniversary of the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra (1998) and “Silver medal of the University of Art” for his merits in improvement of teaching process (2000), as well as the “April Reward of the City of Belgrade” for 2008&2013. He has been awarded the highest educational recognition, “St. Sava National Award” for his special contribution to the development of educational process in Republic of Serbia in 2009.
He has held master classes in Germany, Argentina, Italy, Ukraine, Norway, China, South Africa, Romania, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia.
Some of the most prominent flute players of our times have performed with Ljubisa Jovanovic – Aurele Nicolet, Irena Grafenauer, Emmanuel Pahud, Michel Debost, Christian Lardé. His recordings are stored on more than 50 CDs. During 30 years of his artistic activities, he has had more than 80 premiere performances of solo and chamber compositions of Serbian authors.
Ljubisa Jovanovic has worked as a Solo flutist at the Belgrade Opera and Ballet Orchestra (1978-’88), Serbian Radio&TV Symphony Orchestra (1988-’89.) and Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra (1989-2004.). He is Professor of flute at the Faculty of Music Art in Belgrade since 1993. He has the same title since 1996-2014. at the Music Accademy at the Montenegro University. From 2002 until 2009, he was a Vice Dean for Artistic and Science work at the Faculty of Music Art in Belgrade. He is the founder and the president of “Camerata Serbica Orchestra” founded in 2004. Since 2010. he is the artistic leader and a conductor of the “Lola Classic” ensembles. Ljubisa Jovanovic is author and president/director of BUNT Festival in Belgrade, as well as Artistic director of International flute competition “Anton Eberst” in Novi Sad.
Ljubisa Jovanovic is playing on 14k golden flute with silver mechanic made by WM.S.HAYNES!