Vice-rector prof. Matej ZupanMatej Zupan is a Full Professor at the Academy of Music at the University of Ljubljana. From 1996 to 2008 he was the principal flutist of the Slovenian National Radio Symphony Orchestra. He completed his graduate and post graduate studies at the Academy of Music at the University of Ljubljana under the mentorship of the Professor Fedja Rupel, and later went on to complete advanced studies with Mario Ancillotti and to attend Masterclass led by Trevor Wye, Michel Debost, Peter-Lukas Graf and James Galway. He is the winner of several first prizes and other accolades at various national competitions. As a member of the ARIART Woodwind Quintet, the ACADEMIA ARS MUSICAE Chamber Orchestra, the Ensemble for contemporary Music MD7 and the Chamber Orchestra of Soloists (Society of the Slovene Composers) as well as the soloist he has performed extensively throughout Slovenia, Europe, Asia and both Americas. He has recorded for Slovenian Radio and TV, RAI and ORF as well as 5 solo CD's. Since 2010 he is a president of Jeunesses Musicales Slovenia.