IVANA BILIĆ (Croatia), is an international marimba soloist and percussion artist. Known for her versatility, she regularly appears as soloist with European orchestras (Danish Radio Symphony, W. Lutoslawski Philharmonic, Pannon Philharmonic, Slovenian Philharmonic, Dohnany Symphony…) and participates in chamber, crossover and stage productions.
She was a guest artist at numerous festivals (Musicora Paris, Tempus fugit Tel Aviv, Dubrovnik Summer Festival…). Ivana gives masterclasses, participates in marimba festivals in Europe, South America, the USA and serves as jury member at marimba and percussion competitions (Salzburg, Stuttgart, Paris Marimba competitions…). She is in high demand as solo timpanist. In 2008 Ms Bilic has founded an annual event called Ivana Bilic Marimba Week.
She is the recipient of all major Croatian performers’ and discography awards. Her marimba and vibraphone pieces have been published by Edition Svitzer, Malletworks and Cantus. A pupil of I. Lešnik, she currently teaches at the Zagreb Conservatory of Music.
Ivana is a Marimbaone artist with her own signature line of mallets.