Urban Megušar

Urban started playing cello with age of 7 in Škofja Loka and later studied cello with Karmen Pečar Koritnik at the Conservatory for Music and Ballet in Ljubljana. Currently he is studying at the University for Music and performing Arts in Graz in the class of Julian Arp.

 

He attended masterclasses with renowned musicians such as: Giovanni Gnocchi, Jan Erik-Gustaffson, Martin Ostertag and Maja Bogdanovič.

 

Next to classical music Urban is greatly interested also in jazz and improvisation and has been working in this field with artists such as Max Grosch, Christian Howes, Axel Dörner, Joelle Leandre and Dre Hočevar. 

He performed on renowned festivals such as Jazz Cerkno, Jazzinty, Ljubljana Jazz Festival, Hear Me Festival and Bled Festival.

 

In the last years Urban has been dedicating his time to playing with Czech Theatre Group Divadlo Continuo.

 

As a member of Trio Tempestoso he is the winner of Boris Pergamenschikow Preis for Contemporary Chamber Music.