University of the Arts in Belgrade
Zoran Erić studied composition with Stanojlo Rajčić at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade. His works have been performed in virtually all European countries, United States, China and Australia, by prominent ensembles such as the Belgrade Strings, Guildhall Strings, St. George Strings, Kreisler London Strings, Zagreb Soloists, 12 cellist der Berliner Philharmoniker, Kremlin String Orchestra, Camerata Serbica, Banatul Philharmonia, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Irish Chamber Orchestra and others.
He has worked with distinguished national and international artists including Aleksandar Pavlović, Kenneth Jean, James Judd, Bojan Suđić, Darinka Matić Marović, Ksenija Janković, David Takeno, Bernard Lansky, So-Ock Kim, Malachy Robinson, Jon Bogdanesku, Arisa Fujita, Emanuel Pahud and others. A noticeable part of Erić’s opus are his theater and film music. He has worked with the most prominent national film and theater artists.
Zoran Erić has been a laureate of many awards for his opus, the most important being October Prize of the City of Belgrade, YUSTAT Grand Prix for Theater Music, two Golden Mimosa awards for film music, two Sterija awards for theater music, Great Gold Medal of the University of Arts in Belgrade; Erić has also won the Mokranjac award – the most prestigious award in the field of music in Serbia – three times.
He is a full professor at the Department of Composition and the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, where he served as Vice Dean (1992-1998) and as Vice Rector of the University of Arts in Belgrade (2000-2004). Erić was Chairman of the Board of Serbian music copyright collection society, SOKOJ. He also chaired the Department of Composition at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade (2007-2015) and acted as the Artistic Director of the BEMUS festival (2011-2013).
Since 2015, he is holding the office of the Rector of the University of Arts in Belgrade.