Matjaž Drevenšek - saksophone
is a resident professor of saxophone at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, a soloist, a chamber performer, a member of the Zagreb Saxophone Quartet and a member of other ensembles, with which he performs throughout Europe, Canada as well as the USA. As a soloist, he plays with leading symphonic orchestras and concert bands at home and abroad (Croatia, France, USA), he is also a saxophone soloist in the Slovene Philharmonic Orchestra. As a member of juries, he collaborates at Slovenian and international competitions for young musicians in Bayreuth, Graz, Krško, Limogez, Nova Gorica, Požarevac, Riga and Szczecinek.

He has premiered over 50 pieces by domestic and foreign composers, and he has taken part in 19 disco graphic projects in Slovenia, Croatia and USA. He used to be the president of the Saksofonija Music Society, which during the summer of 2006 hosted the 14th World Saxophone Congress. He was the president of the Jeunesses Musicales Slovenia. Since 2004 he is the artistic director of the International Saxophone Meetings and International Saxophone Competition in Nova Gorica, Slovenia.