Cellist FILIP TOMIĆ was born 1992 in Kragujevac. He started studying cello at the age of four at music school in Kragujevac. Primary and secondary education he finished in the class of Boza Saramandic. He graduated at elementary music school with eleven years and from high school in year 2007 with fifteen. Next two years he spent in Mocsow by attending Academic Music College of the Moscow Conservatory. From 2009 to 2012 he studied at the Moscow Conservatory in the class of professor Alexei Sleznyov. In October 2012 he continues studying at the College of music and dance in Cologne, where he is currently finishing Master studies.
From the first days of music education he showed above-average talent that successfully developed, thanks to the expertise and dedication of his professors. All results on competitions for young cellists are testifying to that. In addition to numerous awards in national competitions, he achieved outstanding results at international competitions in Kiev (Ukraine, the competition Polyanski), Licern (Austria), Porec (Croatia, the competition Janigro) Virapaloti (Hungary, the competition Popper), Belgrade (Serbia, the Jeunesses Musicales competition), Castelfranco (Italy, Canetti competition) and Trieste (Italy, the contest Ars Nova), where as the winner he performed with orchestra Alpe Adria. At competition American Protégé (New York, USA) in 2011 he won the first prize. He attended master classes with Ivan Kucer (Ukraine), David Gregoryn (Russia / Germany), David Tonha (Russia), Tilman Vika (Germany), Uzi Wiesel (Israel), Azier Polo (Spain), Ribicki Susan Varga (Switzerland), Meinhard Holer (Austria), Michal Dmohovsky (Poland / Spain) and Maria Kligel (Germany). He was called to participate in work of the Youth Music Camp „New names“(Suzdal, Russia), the Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra, International Chamber Music Camp Koluvio (Munich, Germany). As a scholar of the Spanish government he took part in the seminar of Spanish music in Santiago de Compostela. In addition to numerous concerts in Serbia and Russia, he has performed in Paris, Vienna, Brussels, Luxembourg, Prague, Brno, Munich, Ingolstadt, Kharkov, Plovdiv, Seoul, on festivals Days of Music (Herceg Novi), the Bar Chronicle (Bar), Accordion Fest (Cetinje), OKTOH (Kragujevac), Euromed Youth Music Expo (Limassol, Cyprus), Ars Longa (Belgrade).
He has performed as a soloist with the Opera Orchestra of Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and at world stages such as Carnegie Hall (New York), Konzerthaus (Berlin), Herkules (Munich), Ilija Milosavljević Kolarac (Belgrade), Beethoven Hall (Bon), etc. As a chamber musician, he is collaborating with artists from Finland, Greece, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, Korea. He is performing regularly at concerts in Serbia and abroad and collaborating with young composers playing premiers of their work.