JANKO RAŠETA


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Born in 1990, Janko Rašeta is the award-winning guitarist and composer, considered to be one of the most talented guitarists of his generation. Despite his young age Janko Rašeta has already won over 30 prizes at important performance and composition competitions, awarded for his solo, chamber, orchestral and film works.

Since he was eight Janko has been regularly performing at concerts and music festivals all over the Europe. He also organises his own concerts, attended by large audiences.

He has recorded two albums, his first when he was just 10 years old. Janko has in his repertoire a wide range of compositions for classical guitar solo, with chamber ensembles and with orchestra. Besides that he is actively collaborating in pop, rock and crossover musical projects on electric guitar, electronics, and as a producer, thus presenting his complex musical personality.

Janko Rašeta holds Master of Arts degree in Music from the Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria.


“YOUR MUSIC HAS A CRYSTALLINE BEAUTY AND YOUR PLAYING IS STUNNING.”
JON GOMM


“…SOUNDING LIKE NOTHING
I HAVE TRIED BEFORE.”
CHRIS DUMIGAN, “CLASSICAL GUITAR MAGAZINE”


“…THAT, WHAT I HEARD
AND EXPERIENCED WENT BEYOND
ALL MY EXPECTATIONS.”
JANUSZ MENCEL, “TWOJA MUZA”


Awards


  • 2016 Dresden (DE) - European Guitar Award: Winner
  • 2014 Favria (IT) - Composition: Absolute Winner
  • 2013 Novi Sad (SRB) - Composition: 2. Prize
  • 2012 Alessandria (IT) - Composition: Audience Award
  • 2012 Dresden (DE) - European Guitar Award: Sponsoring Prize
  • 2011 Weimar (DE) - 2. Prize, Special Prize for outstanding performance
  • 2011 Novi Sad (SRB) - Composition: 1. Prize
  • 2010 Wroclaw (PL) - Original Soundtrack: 1. Prize
  • 2010 Velbert (DE) - 3. Prize, Special Prize, Highest score: Excellent
  • 2009 Wroclaw (PL) - Composition: 1. Prize, Special Prize
  • 2008 Inowroclaw (PL) - Laureate
  • 2008 Slupca (PL) - Laureate
  • 2007 Belgrade (SRB) - 1. Prize
  • 2006 Hercegnovi (Montenegro) - 1. Prize
  • 2006 Velbert (DE) - 5. Prize, Highest score: Outstanding Success
  • 2005 Weimar (DE) - Highest score: Mit Auszeichnung, Special Prize
  • 2004 Velbert (DE) - 2. Prize, Highest score: Outstanding Success
  • 2003 Warsaw (PL) - Laureate
  • 2003 Weimar (DE) - 2. Prize
  • 2003 Belgrade (SRB) - 1. Prize
  • 2003 Konin (PL) - Laureate
  • 2003 Lubin (PL) - Laureate
  • 2002 Velbert (DE) - Highest score: Outstanding Success
  • 2001 Konin (PL) - 3. Prize
  • 2001 Weimar (DE) - 3. Prize
  • 2000 Kielce (PL) - 3. Prize
  • 2000 Velbert (DE) - 4. Prize, Highest score: Outstanding Success
  • 2000 Gryfice (PL) - 1. Prize
  • 1999 Sanok (PL) - 1. Prize
  • 1999 Konin (PL) - 3. Prize
  • 1999 Klodzko (PL) - 1. Prize
  • 1998 Kepno (PL) - 1. Prize



Other Successes


  • 2013 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2012 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2012 - Lower Silesian Government Scholarship
  • 2012 - Mloda Polska Scholarship
  • 2011 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2010 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2009 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2008 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2008 - Minister of Culture Scholarship
  • 2007 - Mloda Polska Scholarship
  • 2006 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2005 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2004 - Minister of Culture Scholarship
  • 2004 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2003 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2002 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2001 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2000 - Wroclaw Government Scholarship
  • 2000 - School Nobel Award
  • 1999 - Minister of Culture and Art Scholarship