Short Bio

Winner of the 2017-2018 Prix Goyer and a Prix Opus, Marc Djokic is one of the most prolific violinists of his generation. Marc first studied violin with his father, violinist Philippe Djokic, one of Canada’s great soloists and a pupil of the master Ivan Galamian. Marc made his first orchestra debut at 14, won the Governor General’s Millennium Award at 20, and at 23 was featured on Bravo! television series, The Classical Now.

A native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Marc Djokic is known for his powerful and virtuosic performances. A past winner of Canada Council’s Instrument Bank among numerous other prizes, Marc performs frequently as soloist with Canada’s top orchestras and in chamber music festivals across North America. His concerts have also been frequently broadcast by CBC Radio and Espace Musique. From the Jeunesses Musicales tour to Debut Atlantic, Marc has toured several times throughout Canada. From 2015 to 2017 the classical music channel NONCERTO produced more than 45 music videos filmed across Canada featuring Marc and his collaborations. CAMMAC Music Centre named Marc Djokic as their first Artist-in-Residence, a role for the 2017-2018 season that will include teaching, performances, research and the commissioning of a work to be premiered at the Centre.