PRIZES

Ministry of Culture for the Republic of Macedonia
Call for Orchestral Works

2016: First prize for original Big Band work “Let Ring”
2014: First prize for original Big Band work “Changing Landscapes
2013: First prize for original symphonic work “Up and Down

Ithaca College Jazz Ensemble Composition 2011 Contest (Ithaca, NY, USA)

2012: Awarded the title of Honorable Mention: Across The Threshold
2011: Awarded the title of Honorable Mention: Sade Sati

Silesian Jazz Festival (Katowice, Poland)
3rd International Jazz Composition Competition

2016: Third prize for original work “Artistry in Broken Rhythm”

Grolsch International Jazz Festival (Enschede, Netherlands)
ArtEZ Composition Contest

2012: Finalist with original composition “Cross Talk”
2009: Finalist with original composition “Sade Sati”

International Competition of Composition and Arrangement for Jazz Orchestra: Scrivere in Jazz (Sassari, Sardinia – Italy)

2006: 1st prize for original composition “In Between
2002: Finalist with original composition “Might of Perception”

International Competition of Arrangement for Rhythmic-Symphony Orchestra:
Castel dei Mondi (Andria, Italy
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2002: 3rd prize for arrangement on “My one and only love” by Guy Wood

International Competition of Composition and Arrangement for Jazz Orchestra:
Barga Jazz (Barga, Italy)

2010: 1st prize for arrangement on “Item 3, D.I.T.” by Steve Swallow
2008: 1st prize for arrangement on “To A Spirit Once Known” by David Liebman
2005: 1st prize for arrangement on “E.S.P.” by Wayne Shorter
2003: 1st prize for original composition “Labyrinth
2002: 2nd prize for arrangement on “Ruby, My Dear” by Thelonious Monk