Martin Belič - flute is deputy principal flutist of the Munich Philharmonic under Valery Gergiev. He completed his master's degree with Prof. Irena Grafenauer at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and graduated with distinction. Since 2010 he has been working as an assistant to Michael Martin Kofler at his international master classes for flute in Klagenfurt and has been running his own summer flute courses for the past 8 years.
In 2000 he received the scholarship from the Slovenian Ministry as well as the award “Dr. Roman Klasinc” for extraordinary musical achievements and received the “Life music now” scholarship from the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation in 2006. At the international competition "Intermusica Birkfeld" and at the "2. International Theobald Böhm Competition for Flute and Alto Flute” he won first prize, winning both competitions and has been a jury member at the Theobald Böhm Competition in Munich ever since.
In addition to solo and chamber music concerts, Martin Belič has recorded and played concerts with the RTV Slovenija Symphonic Orchestra, the SNG Maribor Symphonic Orchestra and the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra.
The renowned Slovenian music critic Marijan Zlobec wrote: "Martin Belič carries on the tradition of Slovenian flutists of the last half century, from Boris Čampa and Irena Grafenauer to the present, and is among the worldwide representatives of the flute."