Dr. Ksenija Komljenovic
Dr. Ksenija Komljenović(Belgrade, Serbia) obtained the Master of Music degree in Percussion Performance from IIlinois State University in 2014, followed by the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Miami in 2017, thus becoming the first woman from Serbia with a doctorate in the field. Ksenija's research focused on the position and perception of female percussionists in the Western World. Ksenija is a recipient of the American Association of University Women International Scholarship, as well as a two-time winner of the Philanthropic Educational Organization's International Peace Scholarship. She was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in 2018 by the Frost School of Music.