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Vasko Dukovski

clarinet

Vasko Dukovski, is a New York based multidisciplinary artist and diverse stylistic performer of the highest caliber, one of the most-sought-after instrumentalist in his generation.

 

Even though classically trained, Dukovski sees no boundaries in music and musical styles, but embraces all of it. An avid performer and advocate of Avant-garde Free Style and Contemporary classical music, Dukovski has collaborated with some of New York’s most respected ensembles including Argento New Music Ensemble, Bang on A Can All Stars, Either/OR Ensemble, Talea Ensemble, Wet Ink, ECCE-East Coast Contemporary Ensemble, Ensemble Pamplemousse, Lost Dog Ensemble, LPR Ensemble, The Knights Orchestra and others. In addition of being a front man of his world music quartet Tavche Gravche, he is a member and a co-founder of Grneta Ensemble. 

 

Dukovski has recorded for Naxos American Classics, Sono Luminous/Dorian, INNOVA Recordings, Nun Such, Deutsche Grammophon,  Albany Records, New World Recordings, Evolver Records, Chicken Madness, Furious Artisans and Navona Records.   

 

Born in Ohrid, in the Republic of Macedonia, Dukovski began playing with sound at age five and started his musical education at the age of eight. His dedication to music and the clarinet earned him a Fine Arts Award from the Interlochen Arts Academy, which he attended before earning a Bachelors and a Masters Degree from The Juilliard Schools of Music as a student of Charles Neidich and Ayako Oshima.