Ivan Brkljačić (Belgrade, 1977) graduated at the Faculty of Music, Department of composition and orchestration, in the class of Srđan Hofman. He obtained his Master Degree in composition at the same faculty in the class of Zoran Erić, and in 2012 successfully defended his doctoral art project titled Istar – Cycle of Nascent Music Caricatures for the Performing in a Theater Scenery, mentored by Srdjan Hofman.
Ivan Brkljačić’s compositions have been performed in Serbia and around the world. He wrote commissioned compositions for Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, choir Collegium Musicum, European project MUSMA, festivals Bemus and Belef, Slovenian ensembles Slavko Osterc and 4Saxess, trio Pokret (Movement), trio Tembr, quartet Mokranjac, trio Singidunum, Construction Site New Music Ensemble, trio Donne di Belgrado, etc. He cooperated with international ensembles such as Ostravská Banda from the Czech Republic, Blindman from Belgium, L’Ensemble Portmanto from Canada, etc.
Ivan Brkljačić composed music for numerous theater plays and is the author of music for the feature film Redemption Street (Ustanička ulica), directed by Miroslav Terzić.
From the academic year 2005/06 he worked at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade, first at the Department for Music Theory, and then at the Department for Composition. Since 2015 he has been working as the Vice Dean of Education at the Faculty of Music.
He acted as the artistic selector of the program for International Review of Composers (2007 – 2015).