9:30-10:15am Adult Class 1
10:15-11:00am Adult Class 2
11:00-11:45am Gypsy Music Ensemble and Children’s Accordion
11:45-12:30pm Advanced Accordion
Class fee: £160 for 8 lessons.
- We teach from beginners to advanced
- All ages
- Button and Piano Accordion
- Genres: Classical,Tango, Eastern European, Balkan, Klezmer and more.
- We own instruments available for use at lessons
About Zivorad Nikolic
Zivorad Nikolic is a Serbian accordion player. At the age of seven he joined the Miloje Milojevic School of Music where he studied with Vesna Djurdjevic, Radomir Tomic, Radenka Ristic and Snezana Vlastic. In 2002 he was accepted by the National Conservatory of Music in Marseille, France and in his first year was invited to play at the Napoleon Palace. Zivorad went on to study with Owen Murray at the Royal Academy of Music in London, graduating in 2009. During this time he received the Sir John Barbirolli Foundation Award.
Since 2007 Zivorad has been a member of Paprika, a six-piece band performing traditional music from Eastern Europe. He is also a member of the Fugata Quintet, Accordduo and She’koyokh. He has performed at many prestigious venues including St. Martin in the Fields, St. John’s Smith Square, Royal Festival Hall, The Forum (Melbourne), Enmore Theatre and Brisbane Powerhouse and at festivals including Glastonbury, WOMAD, Auckland and Edinburgh Fringe. In 2006 he was privileged to perform at Gyorgy Kurtag’s 80th Birthday concert in Budapest.
Zivorad has recorded on the albums of several artists including David Gomez, Aiden Love, Marti Pellow and Wrapt up. In 2011 he performed in the premiere of Prophet and Loss, a community opera written by Julian Grant. He has also featured on Channel 4’s How Music Works and in a live performance for the BBC Radio 2 programme, Friday Night Is Music Night.