Personality profile

Photo: Bohumil Urban

Bohumil Urban

30 Jan 1935 Nové Zámky

classical music
violin
pedagóg – violin

Bio

Bio

1943 – 1951
City Music School in Žilina (violin – Ladislav Árvay)
1951 – 1956
Higher Music School (violin – Ladislav Árvay)
1960 and later
private study with Mikuláš Jelínek (special assistant at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava), Antonín Moravec (special assistant at Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno) as well as consultations with collegues from Slovak and Czech conservatories
1958
founder and conductor of children's string ensemble at Elementary Music School in Žilina
1959 – 1962
conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of Žilina City
1960 – 1966
and 1975 – 1989 conductor of Conservatory Žilina Symphony Orchestra
1962 – 1974
artistic director and conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of Žilina City
1974/1975
second conductor of Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina
1975 – 1983
conductor of Chamber Orchestra of Slovak Teachers and Promenade Spa Orchestra in Trenčianske Teplice
1980 – 1987
conductor of Conservatory Žilina Chamber Orchestra, member of String Quartet of Professors of Conservatory in Žilina
1958 – 1959
pedagogue at Music School in Žilina
1959 – 1961
pedagogue at Higher Music School in Žilina
1961 – 2003
pedagogue at Conservatory in Žilina

Bibliography

  • Dohnalová, Lýdia: Pocta Bohumilovi Urbanovi
    2015 Hudobný život year 47, 2015, no. 3, p. 9
  • Filippi, Elena: Jubileá : Bohumil Urban
    2005 Hudobný život year 37, 2005, no. 3, p. 4–5
  • Kobella, P. (ed.): Základná umelecká škola Ladislava Árvaya Žilina 1927 – 2002
    2002 EDIS – Publisher University of Žilina 2002
  • Glasnáková, Kveta (ed.): Konzervatórium Žilina 1951 – 2001
    2001 2001
  • Filippi, Elena (ed.): SLOVAK SINFONIETTA [Bulletin k 25. výročiu ŠKO Žilina]
    1999 1999
  • Čížik, Vladimír: ŠKO Žilina
    1990 Hudobný život year 22, 1990, no. 4, p. 3
  • Tvrdoň, Igor: Z koncertov v Stredoslovenskom kraji
    1988 Hudobný život year 20, 1988, no. 21, p. 3
  • Lengyel, Matej: Súťaž žiakov slovenských konzervatórií 87
    1987 Hudobný život year 19, 1987, no. 10, p. 2
  • Cenková, Klára: Bohumil Urban 50-ročný
    1985 Hudobný život year 17, 1985, no. 3, p. 7
  • Čížik, Vladimír: Prehliadka slovenského koncertného umenia 84
    1984 Hudobný život year 16, 1984, no. 9, p. 1
  • Čížik, Vladimír: Výsledok užitočnej spolupráce
    1984 Hudobný život year 16, 1984, no. 7, p. 2
  • Kovářová, Dagmar: Nový orchester na Slovensku
    1974 Hudobný život year 6, 1974, no. 11, p. 1
  • Monohraphs in journals and anthologies
  • Filippi, Elena: Bohumil Urban
    1995 Hudobný život year 27, 1995, no. 2, p. 2
  • Personal bibliography
  • História Žiliny 4 – Hudobná história Žiliny
    2004 EDIS – Publisher University of Žilina 2004

Awards

  • Genius loci Žilina Choir
    2001
  • Medal of St. Gorazd
    1998


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