Bosnia and Herzegovina
Melika Buza was born on 3rd July 1999. Her interest for music started during her earliest days. She was born at the sixth month of her mum’s pregnancy, and she had a start of cerebral palsy. Getting healthier, music was recommended to her as a way of therapy. She started to play piano by herself at the age of 4. At the age of 6 she started the prepearatory class of piano, and at the age of 7 she started the primary music school in her country, where she get the diploma at the age of 12 in the class of professor Nevenka Vujković-Lamić. She then went to the High school of music in Zenica, and she was the youngest student ever in that school and country.
She graduated at 16 in the class of prof. Lejla Alajbegović-Secerović. She was awarded with a schoolarship by “Asocijacija Srednjoškolaca u Bosni i Hercegovini”. She was also awarded three times by the Ministry of culture, science and sport in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina for exeptional success and for representing Bosnia and Herzegovina at International competitions.
She performed in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Germany, Slovenia, Slovakia, The Netherlands, Spain, Russia and Austria. She performed a several times with the National symphony Orchestra in Zenica. She took part in several national and international festivals and masterclasses with: Jokut Mihailovich (Serbia/Azerbaijan), Aleksandar Serdar(Serbia), Ida Gamulin (Croatia), Mihal Rezek (Czech Republic), Vasilly Scherbakov (Russia), Konstantin Krasnitski (Ukraine),Planinka Jurisic-Atic (Slovenia), Aida Gavrilova (Bosnia/Spain), Svetlana Chlaidze (Russia/Bosnia) ,Kemal Gekich (SAD), Alice Rajnohova (Czech Republic), Sofia Gulyak (Russia), Robert Levin (USA), Grigory Gruzman (Russia), Ruben Dalibaltayan (Armenia).
She performed several concerts in her country and in Germany. She won over 30 national and international competitions, including:
From 2016 she has been studying at Academy of Music and Performing arts in Graz in the class of professor Otto Niederdorfer.
L. van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2 (“The Tempest”)
A. Ginastera: Suite de danzas criollas, Op. 15
D. Scarlatti: Sonata in D minor L. 108
F.J. Haydn: Piano Sonata in A flat major, Hob XVI, 46, n. 14
F. Chopin: Andante spianato and Grande polonaise brillante, Op. 22
S. Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 28
W.A. Mozart: Rondo in D major K 485r
J.S. Bach-F. Busoni: Partita No. 2, Chaconne in D minor, BWV 1004
R. Schumann: Bunte Blätter Op. 99
W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor K. 466