Split guitar quartet

About us

During the years of their continuous activity the Split Guitar Quartet has exceeded its initial role and has achieved a respectable international concert activity. The quartet has held concerts in Germany at the International guitar festival in Augsburg, three concerts in Luxembourg, among these the most important one was held in January 2017 within the prestigious cycle of concerts of classical music „Les concerts du Foyer Europeen“.

At the beginning of 2018 Split Guitar Quartet held a European tour with concerts in Luxembourg, Spain (International festival of chamber music in Torreperogil – Andalusia) and in the Sofia Philharmonic Hall in Bulgaria at the festival Europe Music 2018 organized in the occasion of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
In July 2018 Quartet has played a concert within 30th Imago Sloveniae Festival in Ljubljana and the concert was recorded by Slovenian National Radio.

Quartet was awarded for the best classical music concert at Makarska summer festival in 2015 and with special prize for great contribution to the Split's musical scene awarded by City of Split and Croatian Musicians Union in 2016.

Quartet's music has been played in various radio shows at Croatian National Radio – First Channel, Third Channel, Voice of Croatia, Radio Split and Slovenian National Radio – Third Channel.

Quartet's repertoire consists of transcriptions, works originally written for guitar quartet as well as works composed by Croatian composers, which is in line with the tendency to support work of Croatian composers.








Kajo Milišić

KAJO MILIŠIĆ was born in Split where he begins his musical education at the age of 9. He has performed as a soloist and as a member chamber music formations in Croatia and abroad: Split summer festival in 2000 and 2006, Konzertgebouw Amsterdam (European Youth orchestra) in 2001, „Lange Nacht der Musik“ Munchen, Bayriche Rundfunk in 2004 etc.

He graduated in the class of prof. Franz Hallasz at the „Hochschule fur Musik“ in Ausburg, Germany, where he also worked as a guitar teacher. He won many first prizes at national and international guitar competitions in Croatia and abroad.

During his studies he has defined himself as an artist in a broader sense, a multi-instrumentalist who draws his inspiration from the folklore heritage of Dalmatian area, exotic corners of the world and jazz improvizations.

In last few years he is engaged as a gipsy jazz guitarist and performs on the stages in Croatia and abroad. He recorded for Croatian National Radio and Television.

Kajo is a member of Split Guitar Quartet since it was founded.

Josip Dragnić

JOSIP DRAGNIĆ was born in Split where he started to play mandolin at the age of 9 and after few years he startded to play guitar. He graduated at the Hochschule für Musik in Nuernberg (Germany) with prof. Franz Halasz and at the Academy of Arts in Split with prof. Maroje Brčić.

Josip performs regularly across Croatia and in IItaly, Austria, Germany, Spain, France, Luxembourg, Bulgaria and Bosnia and Herzegovina as a soloist and as a member of chamber music formations and has been a guest in various TV and radio shows on Croatian National Radio and Television. He won many prizes at national and international competitions as a soloist and as a member of chamber music formations.

Josip is a directror of Chamber music festival and Classical guitar days in Split. He is invited to give masterclasses and to be a member of the competition juries in Croatia and abroad.

Josip is a founder of Split Guitar Quartet.

Goran Cetinić-Koća

GORAN CETINIĆ-KOĆA was born in Split where he started to play guitar at the age of 11 and was self-taught till the age of 22 when he started taking classical guitar lessons. From 2001 he plays in various blues and jazz bands. He has collaborated with many famous croatian musicians and has held numerous concerts and performed on various blues/jazz/etno festivals.

He regularly performs on the most important Croatian blues and jazz festivals that are broadcasted on Croatian National Radio and Television. In 2010 he started to study classical guitar at the Academy of Arts in Split with prof. Maroje Brčić and prof. Goran Listeš, where he graduated in 2018.

Goran is a member of Split Guitar Quartet since it was founded.

Martin Andrijašević

MARTIN ANDRIJAŠEVIĆ was born in Makarska where he started to play guitar in a local music school. He graduated at the Academy of Arts in Split with prof. Maroje Brčić and won rector's prize for the great artistic achievement.

He won many prizes at both national and international competitions within guitar festivals in Croatia, Italy and Serbia. Croatian National Television recorded TV enclosure about Martin within educational program for talented young artists.

Martin has joined Split Guitar Quartet in 2013.