Sanja combines her love for an authentic expression with the numerous sound possibilities of chamber music playing. It is this fascination that gave her the idea of founding a trio, which is now known as Trio Tempestoso.
As a soloist and chamber musician Sanja is a prize winner of various classical music competitions in Slovenia, Italy and Germany.
In 2022 and 2019 her Trio Tempestoso was recognized as the prizewinner of two renowned contemporary prizes / competitions. 2022 they were awarded "Dwight and Ursula Mamlok Prize" for the interpretation of contemporary music (the prizewinner's concert will take place on the 27th of June at the Berliner Konzerthaus).
2019 they were named the winners of the "Boris Pergamenschikow Prize" for chamber music; making Trio Tempestoso the first ensemble with accordion to win any of the above mentioned recognitions.
Sanja is furthermore an absolute winner and a recipient of Special Performance Prize "Anguissola Scotti" at the Val Tidone Competition in Italy 2019.
She has been performing on Festivals such as Festival Ljubljana (Slovenia), Unerhörte Musik (Germany), Du Vert á L'infini (France), Nei Suoni dei Luoghi (Italy), Carniarmonie (Italy), working closely with Imago Sloveniae and Jeunesses Musicales and recording for Austrian Radio Ö1 and Radio Slovenia.