Natasha Bogojevich studied composition in Belgrade with Srdjan Hofman, graduated with a thesis on nonlinear time in music composition for symphony orchestra titled Circulus vitiosus. She also studied piano, chamber, electronic and computer music with Vladan Radovanovic and Neil Rolnick at the Radio Belgrade Electronic Studio and attended Master Classes for Film Music with Ennio Simeon. Her musical background consists of various interrelated activities in the area of traditional and electronic music, multimedia, performance art and sound design for visual media (theater, film, TV and commercials).
Ms. Bogojevich is a former Assistant Professor of composition at the University of Music in Belgrade. She was also a collaborator in Belgrade TV – Cultural Production. Since 2003, Natasha has been on the faculty of DePaul University, where she teaches the courses Understanding Music and Intro to Composition.
Natasha’s compositions include works for symphony orchestra, solo instruments, chamber ensembles, choral and vocal pieces, electronic and computer music, ballet and numerous scores for film and stage music. She is the recipient of many awards for composition in former Yugoslavia (October Prize of the City of Belgrade, Josip Slavenski, Radio Belgrade, Association of Composers of Serbia…) Awarded the top prize at the UNESCO’s Rostrum of Composers in Paris, her chamber composition “Formes differéntes de Sonneries de la Rose+Croix” was broadcast throughout the world.
Most recently her new works premiered by the New York Miniaturist Ensemble, Versus Vox Ensemble, Amarone String Quartet and Demetrius Spaneas who commissioned a piece for woodwinds, electronic and film to present during his year long Euro-Asian tour.
In October/November 2007 Natasha’s music was presented at the prestigious Belgrade Music Festival, The Long Night of Chamber Music – 190 Years of Brandenburger Theatre in Brandenburg and Berlin, Versicherungskammer Bayernin in Munich, AmBul Festival in Sofia and International Rostrum of Composers. She also composed original music for Chicago Theatre Productions (Chopin Theatre, The Utopian Theatre Asylum, BackStage Theatre Co. etc) and written original scores for indie feature films “Where It Gets You” and “Black Mail” which premiered in 2008.
“Josip Slavenski” Award, Belgrade 1987.
“One of the TOP TEN” Annual Review of Yugoslav Music, 1988.
“One of the TOP TEN” Rostrum of Composers, Paris, 1991, 1992, 1993.
“Third Prize” in the Category for Young Composers, Rostrum of Composers, Paris, 1991.