Jug Marković is a Serbian composer born in Belgrade in 1987. In his hometown he received his bachelors and masters degree in composition at the Faculty of Music Art in Belgrade and is also a graduate of Faculty of Philosophy (department for archaeology). Besides his principal teachers Vlastimir Trajković and Zoran Erić, Jug was mentored for a short but significant period of time by the British composer Michael Finnissy during his residency at Snape Maltings (UK) in 2017 .
Jug is a recipient of numerous awards such as ISCM Young Composers Award 2019 (for choir piece Nirvana), Tenso Young Composers Award 2017, Anton Matasovsky Award 2017 and received official recommendation of the International Music Council at the 65th International rostrum for composers (for orchestral piece Vokativ).. He was also composer in residence at the Gulbenkian Foundation (PT) and Snape Maltings (UK) and is currently under the comission of Festival d'Aix-en-Provence and Chamber Choir Ireland.
He has collaborated with many of todays leading ensembles and performers including Ensemble Intercontemporain, Divertimento Ensemble, Klangforum Wien, Mivos Quartet, Latvian Radio Choir, Chamber Choir Ireland, Gulbenkian Orchestra, RTS Symphony Orchestra, Brussels Philharmonic, Florentin Ginot, Sandro Gorli, Niels Schweckendieck, Paul Hillier, Brad Lubman. ...and was performed within relevant new music manifestations in Europe such as “Donaueschinger Musiktage”(DE), Time of Music” (FI), “Festival d'Aix-en-Provence” (FR), ManiFeste (FR), Festival de Royaumont (FR), ISCM World Music Days.
In addition, Jug Markovic attended and participated at various festivals, composition masterclasses and courses - Tactus Forum (2019), Royaumont Academie Voix Nouvelles (2019), Time Of Music Academy (2019), remusik.org Composition Course (2019), IDEA International Divertimento Ensemble Academy (2018), Impuls Academy for Contemporary Music in Graz (2017), Darmstadt Summer Course (2014), ManiFeste Academy (Ircam 2017, 2018 and 2019), TENSO young composers workshop (2017), Britten Pears Young Artists Program (2017) and Music Academy Donaueschingen (2014). He is a frequent participant of residency programs and workshops organized by ENOA (European Network of Opera Academies).