Vildana Repše, academic musician, violinist and professor of violin, was born in Sarajevo into the Smailović family of recognized musicians. She studied violin in the class of Professor Dejan Bravničar at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, where she received her degree.
Ms. Repše devotes herself, with exceptional interest and success, to teaching music at the Tartini Musical Studio in Ljubljana, the first private music school in Slovenia, which she established together with Vlado Repše in 1990.
She is the author of several textbooks and manuals, a lecturer at seminars and international conferences, and a researcher in the methodology of violin playing as well as a mentor to young music teachers.
As a genuine admirer of orchestral music, she has focused her artistic activities on playing in the orchestras of the RTV Ljubljana Symphony Orchestra and the Slovenian Philharmonic, the Tartini Chamber Orchestra, the Musica Ad Hominem string ensemble, and since 2010 in the Camerata Medica string orchestra, where she has assumed the role of concertmaster