Youth podium Filip Petreski, accordion, North Macedonia
Filip Petreski was born on June 18, 1998 in Prilep, Macedonia. He completed his primary music education at the Primary School “Ordan Mihajlovski – Ocka” in his hometown. He continues his education in DMBUC “Ilija Nikolovski – Luj” Skopje in the accordion class of prof. Zorica Karakutovska, MA, in whose class at the Faculty of Music Art Skopje at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje recently graduated with the highest grade “cum laude”. During his education he regularly participates in numerous concerts and festivals in Macedonia and abroad, as a soloist and member of various chamber ensembles. Participates in the international project “WORLD ACCORDION DAY” (May 6 World Accordion Day), at Musica Viva, concerts organized by the Musical Youth of Macedonia, the Festival “Golden Lyre”, Festival of Young Accordion Players and others. At the most prestigious world accordion competition, “Coupe Mondiale”, which in 2015. was held in Turku – Finland promoted the Macedonian composition for accordion with the performance of the work “Dej-gi-di” by Bete Ilin. Filip Petreski is the winner of numerous awards and recognitions at national and international competitions, the last of which is recently, in June 2021. – Gold medal in Italy at the 12th International Accordion Competition “ITALY AWARD”.