Aleksandar Sedlar (1982) is a Serbian composer, conductor, multi-instrumentalist, musical producer, and associate professor at the Faculty of Arts in Nis (since 2015). Having studied composition under Professor Vlastimir Trajkovic at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, he graduated as a valedictorian in 2006. Thatsame year he was awarded the Stevan Hristić Foundation Award. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in conducting from the same faculty, in the class of Professor Bojan Suđić. He worked as teaching assistant and secretary at the Composition and Orchestration Department of the Faculty of Music in Belgrade from 2007 to 2008. In 2013, Aleksandar completed his master’s studies in composition at the University of Southern California, USC Thornton School of Music, in Los Angeles, with Professor Donald Crockett. Currently, he is in his final year of doctoral studies in composition, mentored by Professor Zoran Erić.Aleksandar’s pieces have been successfully performed all over the world. He has worked with many well-known orchestras, such as the RTS Symphony Orchestra, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre national d’Île-de-France, BerlinerSymphoniker, and others. Nemanja Radulović, Patricia Petibon, Camille Thomas, and Maja Bogdanović, are only some of the renowned soloists he has collaborated with over the years. Both Decca Records, of the Universal Musical Group, and Deutche Grammophon record labels have published his compositions and musical arrangements. When it comes to his career as a conductor, Aleksandar has directed the RTS Symphony Orchestra, Stanislav Binicki Orchestra, and both the choir and orchestra of the National Theater in Belgrade. He is also the founder and conductor of the Beogradska Sedlarijeta Orchestra.