Personality profile

Photo: Ľubomír Petic Author: Juraj Bartoš

Ľubomír Petic

26 Nov 1973 Bojnice

classical music
French horn



1988 – 1994
Žilina Conservatory (under Vladimír Marci)
1994 – 1996
Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (under Ján Budzák)
1999 – 2000
Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica (under Jozef Illéš)
since 1996
first French horn player and group leader of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
since 2006
member of the Cape Town Symphony and Opera Orchestras (South Africa)
member of the Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina

He has engaged in artistic cooperation with a number of chamber ensembles (the Bayerische Kammerphilharmonie, the Georgische Kammerorchester Ingolstadt, the Corni di Bratislava, Musica Aeterna, and the Philharmonic Wind Octet).

He founded the Žilina-based Musica Iuventa Slovaca chamber orchestra.


  • The Golden Note, Award of the Slovak Savings Bank
    2006 for 2005
  • The first Slovak French Horn Competition
    1999 - participated
  • Leoš Janáček International Competition, Brno (CZ)
    1997 - entered the second round
  • Competition of Students Slovak Republic Conservatories
    1993 - 1st place
  • Performance Competition of Wind Instruments, Kraslice (CZ)
    1991 - honourable mention

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