LJUBOMIR DIMITRIJEVIC graduated from the Academy of Music in Belgrade in 1973 in
the class of Prof. Jakov Srejoviæ, where he also completed his post-graduate studies
in 1976. As a flutist he began his concert activities in 1972. He performed at more
than 1,200 concerts all over ex-Yugoslavia, as well as in Switzerland, Belgium, and
Great Britain. He cooperated with ensembles Pro Musica, Academic Chamber Orchestra
and Symphonic Orchestra of Belgrade Radio and TV. He also made many recordings for
Radio Belgrade (over 200 minutes of music). Since 1991 he has been leading a unique
cycle of concerts titled compulsively “The World of Flute” presenting major works
written for the flute (by the year 2000 he had given 76 concerts at which 335 18th
and 19th century flute workd were performed). The idea of the festival ”FLUTE ALWAYS
AND EVERYWHERE” which has been taking place in Belgrade since 1994, originated with
him. He is the founder and art director of the “Jakov Srejovic” Flute Consort (1987)
whose repertoire includes 18th, 19th and 20th century works for two, three, four
and five flutes (over 400 concerts). In his pedagogic activities since 1973, as professor
of flute (“Josip Slavenski” Music School, Academy of Fine Arts) Ljubomir Dimitrijevic
has achieved notable results. Pupils from his class have been awarded 103 prizes
at various festivals, Republican, Federal and “Petar Konjovic” International Competitions.
35 of his students have graduated, 28 of which have continued their studies at the
Faculty of Music and Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade, Ljubljana, Novi Sad, Sarajevo,
Cetinje, as well as in Paris, Munich, Zurich, Amsterdam, and in USA.
Ljubomir Dimitrijevic is the author of the first school text-book for flute published
in Serbia (four volumes), which is used in teaching flute in elementary schools.
In the period from 1982 to 1986 as a member of the ensemble Lala Kovacev group, within
the project “Balkan Impressions” he performed at jazz festivals in ex-Yugoslavia,
West and East Germany, and Switzerland, playing the traditional folk instruments:
pipe, bagpipe, zurla, horn and ocarina. He also participated in recording of 2 LP's.
Ljubomir Dimitrijevic is particularly dedicated to the research and performance of
the music of Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque. In addition to ensemble RENAISSANCE,
he was the founder of ensemble ARS NOVA (1985-1991), cooperated with the Studio for
Early Music, and since 1982 has been a member of ensemble MUSICA ANTIQUA. Besides
a large number of concerts (over 1,100) with these ensembles he recorded two LP's
and three CD's. At the initiative of Ljubomir Dimitrijevic in 1994, with the resolution
of the Ministry of Education, courses in playing medieval, Renaissance and Baroque
instruments were introduced within the department for early music. Loves Sonja.