Antun Tomislav Šaban

Composer of classical and jazz music, Secretary General of the Croatian Composers’ Society (HDS)

Composer of classical and jazz music, Secretary General of the Croatian Composers’ Society (HDS)

His works were performed by leading orchestras, chamber ensembles and soloists in his home country, as well as in numerous European countries, China, Australia, and the USA. He also acts as a conductor and a music producer in various musical setups on concert stages and in recording studios. He publishes his works as sheet music, sound and video recordings through his family-owned company Fonart

Tomislav studied music in his native Zagreb, in Miami (USA) and Vienna (Austria), where he obtained Master’s Degree in classical composition in 1998. He was awarded several prizes for his compositions in the fields of symphonic and jazz music, as well as for his activities in the recording industry. His transcription of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons for two pianos appeared in 2001 on a CD release by EMI Classic and rated among the best-selling classical albums in several European countries. He acts regularly as a jury member at international composition contests for contemporary classical, improvised or stage music. 

He holds the post of the Secretary General of the Croatian Composers’ Society (HDS) since 2001. Between 2000 and 2013 he was engaged as the artistic director of HDS jazz projects, producing around 200 concerts with musicians ranging from jazz legends to emerging artists and crossover projects.

He is one of the founding members of European Composer and Songwriter Alliance (ECSA). Between 2013 and 2019 he acted as Vice-President of ECSA and chairman of its committee for the classical/arts music /(ECF). 

He is also active within the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) where he is a member of the Executive Committee of its International Council of Music Authors (CIAM) since 2007.

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