News 2009 :
Srdjan won the 6th annual Livadic International young musical artists Competition at Samobor Fall Musical in Croatia. For more informations : www.croatia.org
He also won the second prize of the 43rd annual Francisco Tarrega International Competition that took place from the 28th august to the 4th september 2009 in Benicassim in Spain. More inforamtions : www.croatia.org
Srdjan won several prizes on competition in Gorizia. He played in three categories and won the following prizes:
In September 2008 Srdjan became the third Croatian prize winner in the prestigious ‘Michelle Pitalluga’ competition in Alessandria, Italy by winning the third prize with his performance of Tedesco’s Concerto no.1 in the final with the Vivaldi Symphony Orchestra.
Srdjan is currently studying in Zagreb with prof. Darko Petrinjak (of the Zagreb guitar trio) and has most recently won an important national chamber music competition in a duo with violin making him one of the few young musicians to win this competition four times in a row with different ensembles.
Srdjan Bulat was born on October 20th 1986 in Split, Croatia. He started to play guitar at the age of 8, and by the time he was 14 he finished Elementary music school ''Josip Hatze'' in Split and has already won numerous national prizes including two first prizes in the national competitions in Dubrovnik (1999, 2001).
During his high school studies he won three important junior international guitar competitions: ''Andres Segovia'' in Velbert 2002, ''Anna Amalia'' in Weimar 2003 and the European music prize for youth (the competition was held in Dubrovnik; that was the first time Croatia hosted such an event).
At the age of 18 he graduated from both high school and music school with excellent grades. He started studying guitar at the Academy of Arts in Split with prof. Goran Listeš in 2005. During his first year he won his first chamber music award - 1st prize in the national competition in Samobor as a member of the Split guitar quartet (followed by two more first prizes in 2006 and 2007) and he won the third prize in the international guitar competition in Nuertingen, Germany.He finished all of the beginning three years at the Academy as the best in his class with the highest grade point average (the maximum 5,00).
In 2007 he received the Split University Award as one of the students with the best academic success. In April 2008 he won the first prize at the Split guitar festival, in his hometown, in a competition which featured numerous prominent European guitarists. Two months later he won the first prize at the international ‘’Fernando Sor’’ competition in Rome.