Ms. Slavica Ilic

Violin Teacher

Slavica Ilic

SAA Member


Bethesda, MD
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Ms. Ilic is a graduate of the Music Academy of Sarajevo where she studied with David Kamhi, who was a former student of David Oistrakh. She was a member of the Opera Orchestra of Sarajevo, the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Sarajevo Chamber Orchestra. She has been teaching violin and viola lessons at her private studio for the last twenty years. She is the principal 2nd violin in the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic, and also on the faculty at the International School of Music and Columbia Institute of Fine Arts, and formerly with the DC Youth Orchestra. Her dedication in teaching earned her students numerous awards at competitions, auditions, and juries. Ms. Ilic has performed with many orchestras throughout Israel, Italy, former Yugoslavia, France, and U.S. In addition to several awards from string and chamber competitions, she was a recipient of the Fellowship Award for Aspen Music Festival, Aspen Colorado, where she did her studies with Dorothy DeLay,