Momcilo “Moma” Aleksandric is a Serbian born classical guitarist currently finishing his doctoral degree in guitar performance at the University of Minnesota.
After winning the first prize at the prestigious Hong Kong Altamira International Guitar Competition in 2018, Moma has been invited to give concerts, lectures and master-classes across the world. He appeared at events such as the Thailand International Guitar Festival, Hong Kong International Guitar Forum, ShenZhen Fuge International Guitar Week, Melbourne Guitar Perspectives Winter Celebration, Universidad Nacional of Costa Rica International Artist Series, ZhenJiang International Guitar Festival, and many others. Lately he also became a prize winner at the Miami International GuitART Festival, Guitar Foundation of America Ensemble Competition, Southern Guitar Festival Ensemble Competition, University of Rhode Island Rising Guitar Stars Program, and many others. In his residing Twin Cities, he gave multiple performances for the Minnesota Guitar Society, and played five concerts in the Baroque Room in Saint Paul.
While teaching individual and group lessons at the University of Minnesota, he has been awarded with the University of Minnesota Libraries Grant to create the first University of Minnesota Textbook for guitar that will be published by the same institution. Universidad Nacional of Costa Rica awarded him with a special diploma for the guitar development in Heredia. In 2019, the Guitar Foundation of America’s Soundboard Magazine published his research on Miguel Llobet’s Variaciones sobre un Tema de Sor. In addition, he presented his research papers and lecture recitals on Fernando Sor, Miguel Llobet, Benjamin Britten and Leo Brouwer at the University of Melbourne (2019), Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (2018), Florida International University (2018), University of Indianapolis (2017), University of Cincinnati (2017), and many others. Momcilo joined Kramer’s School of Music in 2019.