Bartolomej Stanković, a pianist from Bosnia and Herzegovina and an associate professor at the Piano Department of the Academy of Music, University of East Sarajevo. He started his education in music in the class of professor Bahrija Šabanović in Visoko (1997), and finished the Secondary School of Music Sarajevo, in the class of professor Angelina Bojović-Pap (2006). He obtained his magister’s degree from the Academy of Music in Zagreb, in the class of emeritus professor Pavica Gvozdić (2011). He also finished a postgraduate study at the Steinway Academy in Verona, in the class of pianist Federico Gianello (2012). He has been improving himself in seminars by eminent piano pedagogues: Andrej Pisarev, Grigory Gruzman, Naum Grubert, Peter Eicher, Jan Jiracek von Armin, Arsen Čarkić, Jelena Pavić and Andrea Dindo. He has won numerous prizes at state and international competitions, as well as the Rector’s Prize of the University of Zagreb for the project “PIANO – Through History and Construction” which was presented in the form of concert presentations in a few cities of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. At the 27th Music Biennale in Zagreb, he was the representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2013). He has also cooperated with the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra, Chamber Symphony Orchestra Zenica and has held more than 70 solo concerts in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy and Austria. The record label Nota Bene Records (Zagreb) published his first CD recording ““Balkan Madness BH edition” with the works of selected composers from Bosnia and Herzegovina (2018). In the same year, on the concert tour in 8 cites of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Central Bosnia Canton), he promoted the CD recording and the works of the composers from Bosnia and Herzegovina. During 2019, he continued with the promotion of the works of composers from Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the festivals such as The Days of Vlado Milošević in Banjaluka, Mostar Spring in Mostar, 38th Theatre Games in Jajce, Travelling through Music in Prnjavor, GuitarUnited in Sarajevo and The Days of Vojin Komadina in East Sarajevo. After the concert “Bartolomej’s Voyage – the Night of Composers from Bosnia and Herzegovina” in the Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall in Zagreb (2019), he held two concerts in Sarajevo on the occasion of the World Music Day, where he performed the piano works written by 24 composers from Bosnia and Herzegovina. In the middle of 2020, the publishing house Nota Bene Records (Zagreb) also published the second recording carrier – CD album “Voyage” with works of selected Bosnian-Herzegovinian composers. In 2020, he held concerts on the occasion of World Music Day in Čapljina (works by BiH composers and Frederic Chopin), in the “Time Plane” of the Ravne 2 Archaeological Park in Visoko (works by BiH composers) and in the Sloboda Cinema in Lovran (Croatia) as part of of the international festival Rijeka EU 2020: European Capital of Culture (works by BiH composers). At the end of 2020, the CD album “Voyage” was presented to the public at promotions in Visoko (RTV Visoko), Banja Luka (Banski dvor), East Sarajevo (Dani Vojina Komadine) and in Sarajevo (organized by the Bosnian Cultural Center – BKC Sarajevo). On the occasion of World Music Day 2021, the publishing house Nota Bene Records is releasing his third album dedicated to the artistic creativity of Bosnia and Herzegovina – the album “Resonance”, which, like the previous two albums (“Balkan Madness” and “Voyage”), can be listened to on all digital platforms around the world. The Resonance album was premiered at a concert held on the Old Town of Visoki / Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun, and the CD album was presented at a promotion within the international festival “Baščaršijske noći 2021” in the Gallery of the Bosnian Cultural Center in Sarajevo. During 2022, he performed at festivals such, “Zenica Spring Festival 2022” and “Zenica Summer Fest 2022” in Zenica, „Maglajsko ljeto 2022“ in Maglaj, „Dani Vojina Komadine 2022“ in East Sarajevo and „METAWORLD“ in Belgrade.