Milan Ivkovic is a professor of the clarinet, saxophone and flute. He studied and graduated from the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, under the mentorship of world-famous clarinetist Nikola Srdic. He has participated in many master classes with the world’s leading clarinetists such as Mate Bekavac, Michel Arrigoni and Aleksandar Tasic. Milan has won many national and international awards. From 2009-2012, he was a member of the Vojvodina Philharmonic orchestra and in 2013 he joined the Philharmonic and Opera orchestra of Kragujevac as the principal clarinet.
Milan has over nine years’ experience as a professor of clarinet and saxophone, teaching from the age of eight up to adults, many of whom have won prizes in various competitions. Besides classical music, Milan teaches jazz, pop, blues and traditional music and prepares students for the ABRSM examinations. His approach to teaching can be described as interesting, entertaining, and always inventive, with a lot of enthusiasm and patience. Milan believes that every child and every adult can and should play an instrument as a professional or as an amateur – and it his life’s mission to help them discover their passion and their talent to do so.