Luka Vukšič (1976) graduated in conducting at the Music Academy in Zagreb in the class of maestro Igor Gjadrov. For his graduate thesis with the Zagreb Philharmonics he received the award of the chancellor for best thesis in April 1999, this is when he also became the scholarship holder of the Lovro and Lilly Matačić Fund. In the coming year he will finish his postgraduate studies at the Orchestral Conducting Department at the Academy of Music Ferenc Liszt in Budapest with the maestros Ervin Lukasc and Tamas Gali. He took part in master classes of Ronald Zollman and Juri Simonov. In 2000 he received the Ivo Vuljević award of the Croatian musical youth for the most successful young musician of the year and in the same year became the conductor of the Ivan Goran Kovačić Academic Choir. Since 2001 he regularly works with the HRT Choir.


He performed with various acclaimed ensembles, like the Zagreb Philharmonics, Symphonic Orchestra and Choir HRT, Dubrovnik Symphonic Orchestra, Grada Pečuha Symphonic Orchestra … As a conductor of the Ivan Goran Kovačić Academic Choir he presented numerous works of the Croatian and foreign repertoire for the choir – a capella and with accompaniment. As the choir leader he prepared a large number of principal works of the vocal-instrumental literature.