“…Like a storyteller, Iva Jovanović led her audience through a dazzling array of pianistic expressions. With acrobatic skill and sensitivity, Jovanović produced a multitude of musical colors…“

(Westdeutsche Zeitung)

Iva Jovanović has won many prizes in national and international competitions, i.e. First prize at the prestigious Nikolai Rubinstein International Piano Competition for young pianists in Paris (1998) and First prize at the Zlatko Grgošević Competition in Zagreb (2008). She also repeatedly won awards at various national competitions in Piano and Chamber music categories in Serbia and Montenegro.

Iva studied piano under Prof. Arbo Valdma and Prof. Pavel Gililov at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne, where she was awarded a Performer’s Diploma in 2013. Upon completing her studies in Cologne, she enrolled in a Master’s Degree program in Professional Performance at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, in the class of the renowned pianist Prof.Hisako Kawamura, which she finished in 2016.

Jovanović is a two-time stipendiary of the Werner Richard – Dr. Carl Dörken Foundation. She recieved her first stipend in 2011 in the Piano category and in 2016 in the Chamber music category alongside German violinist, Ana Wünsch. For the 2012/2013 season, Iva was selected to perform in the Best of NRW recital series for the most promising young students from North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). As a result of the success of this series, WDR Radio 3 (Westdeutsche Rundfunk) documented one of her performances for broadcast.

Intensive studies as well collaborations with eminent pianists and professors such as Dirk Mommertz, Wolfgang Manz, Henri Sigfridsson, Bernd Götzke, Paul Badura-Skoda and Robert McDonald provided her with valuable input and great inspiration which is reflected in her strongly expressive and individual style. Inspired by the dedicated educational work of her mentors, she has also been a passionate educator of young instrumentalists.

Since the season 2018/19 Iva Jovanović works as a repetiteur and pianist at the Theater Krefeld-Mönchengladbach. In addition, she performs on a regular basis in concerts with the mezzo-soprano Valerie Eickhoff and soloists of the Niederrhein Sinfoniker.




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11:00 Uhr
Kammerkonzert Kontraste
Foyer Theater Krefeld

Chamber music concert with members of the Niederrheinischen Sinfoniker.
Works of Bach, Sequenza and Telemann.



11:00 Uhr
Kammerkonzert Kontraste
Studio Theater Mönchengladbach

Chamber music concert with members of the Niederrheinischen Sinfoniker.
Works of Bach, Sequenza and Telemann.



Klassenabend Flöte
Kammermusiksaal RHS Düsseldorf

Students of Frederike Wiechert Schüle
Works of Bach, Martinu, Franck etc.
On the Piano:
Maria Chernousova & Iva Jovanovic


New Year’s Concert
DA, Kunsthaus Kloster Gravenhorst

Valerie Eickhoff Mezzosoprano
Iva Jovanovic Piano



Ms.Jovanović is an experienced piano teacher with a extensive teaching and performance experience, who provides a unique and centered approach to developing well rounded musicianship for children and adults alike. The materials she uses are individualized and eclectic, depending on the age, learning style, interest of the student, and based on level of performance. Her extensive knowledge of music and passion for teaching make her an excellent instructor for all pianists ranging from amateur musicians to aspiring semiprofessional and professional pianists. Language of instruction: Serbo-Croatian, German, English and Spanish.

If you are interested in taking piano lessons, and if you would like more information, you can contact Ms. Jovanović here via email.

 Hygiene measures:

2 instruments are provided for piano lessons
Regular hand washing before and after playing
Compliance with the minimum distance
Wearing face masks
Provision of disinfectants
Regular ventilation

A trial lesson is not binding






„Note for note, bar for bar she trickled sonic opium into the ears of the audience.“

Felix Hüsch-Waligura: „Concert in the noise of beauty“
WN-Lüdinghauser Zeitung

„With narrative skill, Iva Jovanović transported her audience with a dazzling array of pianistic expressive possibilities. Beside virtuosity and sensitivity, Jovanović allowed a multitude of colours to unfold.“

„A keyboard acrobat“
Westdeutsche Zeitung

„Iva Jovanovic’s playing is characterized by a keen sense for variety in her artistic expression. She has a dazzling technique and a strikingly powerful and well- trained left hand.”

„Pianist delights at palace concert”
Rheinische Post

„Sometimes one note was enough for her to weave delicate dreams out of impetuously rhythmic music and to subsequently join these conflicting impulses harmoniously.”

Sunhild Salaschek:
„Impetuous rhythm – delicate dreams”
Westfälische Nachrichten

„Iva Jovanović shaped in a wonderfully variable way and with a secure sense for the subtlest dynamic and rhythmic caesuras.“

Fantastically beautiful”
Siegener Zeitung



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