Staff

MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION

Orhan Maslo

Mostar Rock School - Project manager

Orhan “Oha” Maslo (1978) has been working in music industry for 22 years as musician, event producer and manager. As a percussionist he worked on projects with Brian Eno, Horace Andy, Prince Stanley, Duncan Sheik, Anthony Tidd, the Dutch Metropole Orchestra, Mostar Sevdah Reunion, Dubioza Kolektiv, Vasil Hadzimanov Band, Umoya Ensemble and many more. He was the producer of a series of concerts for the European Commission marking the Day of Europe in Mostar, and the music director for Southeast Europe in the Bridge Eternal - NEO Balkan project for EXPO 2005 in AICHI, Japan. He is one of the initiators of Mostar Rock School; manager of Recording Studio MC Pavarotti and one of the executive producers of Mostar Blues & Rock Festival.

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Boris Čović

Mostar Rock School – Program Coordinator/PR

Boris Covic (1992) has been working in the media since 2011. He gained his journalistic and editorial experience at: BH Radio 1, Omladinski Magazin Karike, eFM Radio, the Press Council, and as a freelance journalist for various media. He also works as an educator on topics in the field of media and media activism. He gained experience in managing, writing and implementing projects through the Youth Press Association, The Center for Educational Initiatives Step by Step, the Center for Cultural and Media Decontamination. He has been playing guitar since he was 15 years old.

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Mostar Rock School – OFFICE MANAGER

Anita Šunjić (1988) is born in Loznica. She plays guitar since early childhood. For years now, she works as an author of songs and arangments. She joined Rock school in 2015, whishing to be part of music collective which moves boundaries.

PROGRAM PERSONNEL

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Head of Educational Department

Atilla Aksoj (1972) is a multi-instrumentalist, but his main focus is the bass guitar. He also works as a music producer, composer and sound engineer. He founded a music studio BARAKA in Mostar where he makes music for theater and works on variety of musical projects. Atilla is a producer and guitar player in bands Zoster, Arkul and Barimatango.

Đeno Mujić

Head of Creative Department/Drums and audio production teacher

Dzenan Mujic (1971) has worked as a musician, producer, songwriter and arranger for over 25 years. He started his career in 1986 playing bass and drums in various underground bands in Mostar. He recorded his first album in 1988 as a drummer in the legendary punk rock band Geneva Decree. In 1993 he moves to Stockholm (Sweden) where he continues to work. He has participated in over 40 albums in his career. He works as a freelance producer and co-owns the Frequency Productions studio in Stockholm.

Marin Bošnjak

Head of Production Department

Marin Bošnjak (1992) Educated at Music Production Academy (MPA), Zagreb 2015/2016. During his studies in Zagreb, he gained his experience in the studio Piece Of Cake and in the studio NLO. After returning to Mostar, he gained experience in the Recording Studio MC Pavarotti and the Baraka Studio.

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Student Service

Nermina Ćorić (1983) has graduated in English Language and Literature and also has attended Media Journalism. She is involved in work of organizations that deals with youth issues, for many years now.

Dario Vukoja

Equipment and logistics coordinator

Dario Vukoja (1990) was born and lives in Mostar. He has been playing music since elementary school. As a drummer, he has been a member of the Rock School from the beginning. He has played in the bands Pistolero and Birds of Beers with whom he has performed at Mostar Blues & Rock Festival. He also plays in numerous bands and in the brass orchestra.

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Filip Tadić

Koordinator Mobilne Rock Škole

Filip Tadić rođen je u Širokom Brijegu. Koordinator je Mobilne Rock Škole i band coach za mlade bendove u zajednicama van Mostara. Svira bass gitaru i kontrabas. Bivši je polaznik Mostar Rock School, odsjeka Audio Produkcije i posjeduje iskustvo studijskog snimanja i produkcije pjesama.

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Jasmina Šuta

Project Assistant

Jasmina Šuta je muzičarka koja je formalno obrazovanje sticala u osnovnoj i srednjoj muzičkoj školi. Trenutno je studentica Odnosa s javnošću. Nastupala sa autorskim bendovima Floridus i Elliot. Organizirala više od 200 muzičkih događaja kroz Booking odjel Škole, te radi i kao asistent na drugim projektima Škole.

TEACHERS:

Rijad Šuta

Drums

Riad Šuta (1999) was born in Mostar. He started playing drums in early childhood. He has been at the Rock School Mostar from the very beginning where he acquires additional knowledge from experienced lecturers. Currently playing drums in the bands Andrija (Livno), Jufkamental (Mostar) and Helem Nejse (Sarajevo).

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Monika Grubišić-Čabo

Vocals

Monika Grubišić Čabo(1985) pjevanjem se bavi vise od dvadeset godina. Završila je srednju glazbenu školu "Blagoje Bersa" u Zadru, smjer flauta, te bila jedna od osnivačica ženske klape "Kurjože" u kojoj je aktivno pjevala do 2014. g. Bila je vanjski suradnik opernog zbora HNK u Splitu, gdje je nastavila svoje vokalno usavršavanje u opernom studiju Ante Ivića. Kao back vocal i tekstopisac surađivala je sa brojnim hrvatskim izvođačima. Trenutno je redovan student FPMOZ, smjer teorija glazbe, te stalni član bendova "Kultni Arpa band", "Mona acoustic trio".

Ivan Zovko

Klavijature/BAND COACH

Ivan Zovko (1995) has been involved in music since he was 15 years old. He started his music education at GROOVE school, after which he joined Mostar Rock School in 2015. He is the founder and member of the band ENT, with which he has been active since 2014.

Marin Cecić

Sax

Marin Cecić, born in Split (1988), is a music teacher and theoretician. He plays the piano, the saxophone and writes music arrangements. He is active in the brass orchestra, in which he is the bandmaster and head of the youth school. He has worked at "HNK Split", collaborated with many musicians around the region and is a longtime member of Split's "rockabilly-ska-punk" band Justin's Johnson.

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Ivan Kovačević

Guitar

Ivan Kovačević (1977). He comes from Gornji Milanovac in Serbia and is a regional rock star. He has been present on the music scene for more than 20 years. He is best known to the public as the guitarist of "Bjesovi", a regionally famous rock band, with which he has performed at more than 150 concerts, including solo performances, festivals, tours etc. With the band "Plišani Mališan", at "Demofest" in Banja Luka, he won the first prize in 2011, and released two albums "Plišani Mališan" (2012) and "U nebranom grožđu" (2016). Ivan Kovačević, as a concert organizer also collaborated with other renowned bands such as: "Stuttgart Online", "Sick Puppies", "MKDSL", Turisti, "Straight Mickey and the Boys", "Žen", "Cactus Fields", "Psychedelic Cinema Orchestra", "Dobra Genetika", "Kabare Nebula", "Zauvar", "Beli Peškiri Hotel Sarkofag", and with Danijel Kovač and Boris Mladenović from the famous rock band "Jarboli". He performed in jam sessions with 50 music ensembles from all over the world He has many years of experience and a significant result in all aspects of musical creation: writing lyrics, composing and arranging.

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Hrvoje Ćaćulović

Bass guitar

Rodjen u Bihaću 19.11.1975. U Mostaru živi od 1997. godine. Glazbom se počinje baviti od ranog djetinjstva u rodnom gradu, a dolaskom u Mostar vrlo se brzo uključuje u lokalnu scenu. Svirao i svira u velikom broju bendova i projekata, lokalnih i regionalnih. Najznačajniji su: Black Chicken Leg, Bad Blues Band, Samir Fejzić, Zana Mesihović, Kulturni Jogurt, Zoster, Mostar Sevdah Reunion, Noa & Funkblasters, Grupa More... Osim bas gitare svira i gitaru.

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Nenad Tomičić

Guitar and Vocals

Born in Busovača (1996), he has lived and worked in Mostar since 2015. He has been involved in music since the age of seven, most notably through the bands sm4llpox, Economic Crisis, Cluster, Error 404, Autenthic, Groovin 'Dolls ... He has performed as a solo singer with the Mostar Symphony Orchestra, and at many local and regional festivals.

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Domagoj Zelenika

Guitar

Rođen u Sinju (1989), živi i radi u Mostaru. Muzikom se bavi već 20 godina. Svira gitaru i bendžo, te nastupa sa bendovima Sachmara i Mona acoustic trio.

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Goran Rebac

Creative electronic production

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Semin Merzić

BAND COACH

Semin Merzić (1993) was born in Steinfurt. Graduate professor of music arts and music theory. He plays guitar, bass and piano, and works as a band coach in the session band program of Mostar Rock School. With his band Floridus he is the winner of the Jäger Music Night.