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23th International Accordion Summer School - 2017
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43th Accordion Competition 2018


Croatia, Pula 21-26 August 2017









Pablo Zinger (Piazzolla`s ex-pianist) said: "Gorka Hermosa`s music impressed me for his originality, his atmosphere and his virtuosity: makes of the word crossover an intense reality. He`s a very talented musician to look very close". 

Born in 1976  he was the first Spanish accordionist to play as soloist with an symphonic orchestra (the Spanish National Radio and TV orchestra and after more than 12 times with other different orchestras), and has given concerts in China, South America and all around Europe.   

As classical composer, his works are very often played by players of the five continents in concerts, competitions and in the graduation exams of the most important conservatories of the world (Moscow, London, Paris, Rome, Beijing...). He has been awarded with the “Composition 2016” price by the Confédération Mondiale de L`Accordéon and he has received the prize “CIA IMC-UNESCO Accordion Composition” in 2013 and 2014. He has composed the music of short films and of some documentaries for the Spanish National TV (TVE). His works for accordion and orchestra has been premiered in U.S.A., Finland, Rumania, Belgium, Brazil, Spain...


He has published six own CDs, mostly with his compositions, and has made more than 30 discographical collaborations. He has written four books about the accordion and has given conferences about the history of the accordion in Europe, South America and China. At present he is the accordion teacher of the “Jesús de Monasterio” Musical Conservatory of Santander.







Born in 1980, Vladimir Blagojević obtained primary and secondary musical education in his hometown of Kragujevac, Serbia. In the year of 2007, he obtained his advanced MA degree (Solisten Diplom) at Hochschule der Künste-Bern (Switzerland), where he was mentored by prof Teodoro Anzellotti. Currently, Vladimir is an accordion teacher at the Music Academy in Kragujevac, Serbia.

Amongst numerous achievements as a renowned accordion player a number of first prizes at various international competitions is certainly worth mentioning. Vladimir is the winner of seven most prestigious international accordion competitions. He had solo and chamber concerts in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, France, Argentina, Austria, Italy, Nederland etc.

He performed with many prestigious chamber ensembles and orchestras such as ensemble „Modern“, SWR symphonic orchestra, BR symphonic orchestra, ensemble “Paul Klee”, ensemble “13”. Vladimir is a regular member of the “Pre-Art” ensemble from Zurich and the “Studio6“ ensemble from Belgrade.

His creativity is evident in joint efforts with numerous composers on the creation of new solo-accordion and chamber pieces. He had over fifty premier performances with different chamber ensembles and as a soloist.




The Summer School is suported  by:


        - THE CITY OF PULA -


Organizational manager:

Tamara Ignjatović

Artistic manager:

Igor Krizman





43thInternational Accordion Competition
23th International Accordion Summer School Pula, 21.-26. August 2017.
42nd International Accordion Competition
41st International Accordion Competition Pula, 27th-30th April 2016.
21st International Accordion Summer School 2015
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Grad Pula
Istarska županija
Turistička zajednica Pule
Confédération Internationale des Accordéonistes (IMC-UNESCO
Ministarstvo kulture RH
Hotel Pula
Harmonikaški centar

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