Jelena Milojevic is one of the foremost accordion performers of today. Born and raised in Croatia, received her Master’s Degree in Accordion Performance and Education from one of the most recognized accordion centres in the world, the Music Academy in Kragujevac (Serbia).
She is the winner of some of the most prestigious international accordion competitions. Her 2009 debut concert at the Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall was the first accordion recital in that prestigious venue in 30 years. Her performances have been acclaimed as ‘an explosion of cosmic sensuality” and she has been praised for her “brilliant virtuosity”. She continues to actively collaborate with composers and performs and records new music for accordion.
With her family, Jelena Milojevic lives and creates in Victoria, BC where she also teaches students at Camosun College and Tempo Trend Studios. She is the Artistic Director of the Victoria International Accordion Festival, and a frequent adjudicator at the biggest international accordion competitions.
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