Djordje Gajic began his musical studies in Serbia at the age of 6, finally graduating from the Russian Academy of Music in 1993 gaining a ‘Master of Music’ degree and Honorary Title, ‘Solo Performer’. Following the recommendation from the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music for post-graduate study he continued his studies there and was appointed Assistant to professor Yuri Dranga.
Djordje has won many International Competitions, amongst them Tropheo Mondiale CMA in 1988 and the Grand Prix, France in 1987. He has also received many awards of outstanding merit leading to television and radio broadcasts. He has performed with Russian State Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Yvgeny Svetlanov, RSNO, BBC SSO as well as many solo recitals throughout Europe: Russia, Serbia, Andorra, Holland, France, Germany, Poland, Latvia, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Norway and Britain. Since arriving to Britain he gave solo recitals in London, Leeds, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Blackpool, Birmingham etc. He also performed at international music festivals in Dartington, Norwich, Salisbury and Birmingham.
Djordje is an accordion professor at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and St Mary’s Music School.