Milutin Jocic




Photo of Milutin Jocic singing.Milutin Jocic was born in South Bend, Indiana (USA) in 1999.

He began his musical education at the “Josip Slavenski School of Music” in Belgrade, where he earned his high school diploma in both music theory and classical voice, in the studio of professor Miomira Stanisic-Spiric. He won numerous awards as a laureate several times at the National Competition of Music and Ballet Schools of Serbia, the “Vera Kovac Vitkai” international competition, the National Chamber Music Competition and many others.

Milutin performed as a soloist with the orchestra in the most eminent concert halls of Belgrade, such as the Kolarac Concert Hall and the main stage of the National Theater, as well as concerts throughout Serbia and abroad (France, Spain, Germany, Hungary …).

In 2018, Milutin enrolled as a first year undergraduate student at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, in the department of conducting, studio of professor Bojan Sudjic. In the same year, he founded the Male Choir “Istochnik” in Belgrade, with whom he actively performs as a conductor and soloist.

During his schooling, he took part in various projects and master classes in Serbia and abroad where he collaborated with some of the greatest names in music today, such as: Olga Makarina, Warren Jones, Claudia Visca, Marijana Mijanovic, Djordje Nesic, Sophie Daneman, Jory Vinikour, Oded Shomrony ….

In February 2020, Milutin traveled to New York (USA) to audition at one of the most prestigious music conservatories, “Manhattan School of Music” .Where he continues his education as a classical voice, in the studio of world renowned soprano and pedagogue, professor Joan Patenaude-Yarnell. He was a chosen recipient of the Manhattan School of Music’s biggest scholarship.

In June 2021, he made his operatic debut in the role of the Serbian legendary hero, Milos Obilic, in the opera “Lazarevo obretenije”, by the composer Miroljub Arandjelovic Rasinski.