Women's Vocal Ensemble Gradacac

Gradačac, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Damir Kukuruzović conductor


Title Composer
Sinoc ja i moja kona Traditional
Bosno moja Traditional
Makedonsko devojče Traditional


This vocal ensemble was formed in 2005. The ensemble conductor is professor Damir Kukuruzovic. They had excellent performances both in their hometown and abroad – in the Czech Republic, Croatia and Germany. The ensemble usally presents traditional Bosnian songs. They also organizes two Choir Championships in Gradačac, where there were over 20 choirs from different parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Damir Kukuruzović, Art Director of the Women Vocal Ensemble Gradačac, was born in 1975. He graduated from the Pedagogical Academy in Mostar, Music Art Section and became a teacher of a theoretical music. Since 2003, he has been a Music teacher in Primary Music School and later, also in Primary School „Dr.Safvet-beg Bašagić“ in Gradačac. In cultural club Gradačac, he has been working since its beginnings in 2001 as an instrumental group leader and later as a conductor of women vocal ensemble. His work has been presented in many appearances, like Stadtfest in Dueren, Germany; Tradicional Music Festival in Torun, Poland; European Culture Days in Maribor, Slovenia as well as Traditional Dance and Song in Kilimli, Turkey. In 2017, he appeared in the International Choir Championship in Tuzla, BiH, together with the women choir.