Vuk Kulenović was born in Sarajevo in 1946. He graduated from the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, and he earned his M. A. degree at the Belgrade Academy of Music. Former professor or composition and analysis at the Belgrade Faculty of Music, Vuk Kulenović is currently professor of composition at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He has written over 100 works for symphony orchestra, solo instruments, chamber ensembles, choral and vocal pieces, ballet, and scores for film and stage music.