24 April 2015 8:00 PM


The House of Culture, Brčko

Days of BHAAAS in B&H

L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1, Op. 21, C major
J. Bancks: Lumen
J. Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez

* Jacob Bancks' s composition  "Lumen" commissioned by Soli Deo Gloria, Inc. (USA).This performance has been supported in part by a grant from SDG Music Foundation (USA), SDGmusic.org


The mission of the Bosnian-Herzegovinian American Academy of Arts and Sciences (BHAAAS) is advancement and development of arts and sciences in the Bosnian-Herzegovinian diaspora in the United States and Canada.

The Academy aims to provide connections between Bosnian-Herzegovinian scientists, artist and professionals in North America and build the bridges of cooperation with the homeland. The Academy will promote the spirit of intellectual diversity and free exchange of ideas among the Diaspora in the belief that knowledge is shareable wealth.

NYELA BASNEY – conductor

She is founder and director for 20 years, of Orvieto Musica, Chamber Music Festival in Italy. Miss Basney has appeared with the Toledo Symphony, the American Symphony Orchestra, the Virginia Symphony, the Rochester Philharmonic, the Sarajevo Philharmonic, the Massapequa Philharmonic and the Glens Falls Symphony among others. She conducted 125+ concerts with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra as Associate Conductor and has served as Music Director of the Midland-Odessa Symphony and Chorale. Currently, she is Artistic Director of Opera at North Park University in Chicago where she returns to conduct Light Opera Works in December, 2014. She will conduct at the Opera Festival di Roma in 2015.

She attended the Eastman School of Music on a coveted Alumni Scholarship, receiving her undergraduate and graduate degrees in piano performance with highest distinction.



He is one of the most virtuosic guitarists of his generation. Known for his varied repertoire and lively performances, he is quickly becoming one of the most important figures on the international guitar scene.
Sanel Redžić was born on July 1988 in Tuzla. He started to play guitar at age of eight under the tutelage of Predrag Stanković with whom he later finished secondary music school in 2007 with the highest marks. He then continued his studies at the Hochschule für Musik “Franz Liszt” in Weimar under Thomas Müller-Pering and Ricardo Gallen.

Redžić has achieved a great deal of succes in competitions; winning top prizes in Tokyo, Tychy, the “Forum Gitarre Wien”, Changsha, Markneukirchen, “Anna Amalia” Weimar, “Andres Segovia” Velbert, Kutna Hora, “Guitar Mania” in Lisbon, Iserlohn, Rome, and the “Guitar Art Festival” in Belgrade. A sought after performer, Redžić has played hundreds of concerts to date in countries such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Hungary, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Greece, Mexico, Chile, India, China, Japan and the USA.

He is also frequently invited as a jury member at competitions and gives regular master classes.



Pianist Daniel Paul Horn performs throughout North America in recital, on radio, and with orchestra. As a chamber musician, he collaborates with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, has played in Beijing and with the Ying Quartet. He has premiered compositions of Jacob Bancks, Delvyn Case, David M. Gordon, Daniel Kellogg and Max Raimi. He recorded the critically praised disc “Wanderings” on a Graf fortepiano, an all-Schumann recital and discs with cellist Donald Moline and soprano Carolyn Hart.

Horn studied at Peabody and earned a doctorate at the Juilliard School. His principal teachers include Walter Hautzig, Martin Canin, and Menahem Pressler.

Currently he is Professor of Piano and Chair of Keyboard Studies at the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music. He has served as a faculty artist at a number of American summer festivals.




Sarajevska filharmonija 2016

Sarajevska filharmonija 2016


Concert for children

Concert for children



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