1987 – 1995
Music School Štefánikova in Bratislava (violin – Mária Skladaná, piano – Gabriela Holičová, Eva Rebrová)
1995 – 2001
Conservatory in Bratislava (violin – Jozef Kopelman, Bohdan Warchal, jr., František Török)
2001 – 2006
Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava (viola – Jozef Hošek)
2004 – 2005
Hochschule Musik und Theater Zürich (viola – Nicolas Corti) as scholarship holder of “Eidg. Stipendienkommission für ausländische Studenten“ (Switzerland)
2006 – 2008
Universität Mozarteum Salzburg (viola – Peter Langgartner)
2008 – 2011
Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava, internal doctoral study (viola – Jozef Hošek)
Faculty of Education of the Catholic University in Ružomberok (SK), external doctoral study
Piešťany (Mintcho Mintchev)
Internationale Sommerakademie Prag–Wien–Budapest (Sigfried Führlinger)
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Académie de Musique de Sion (Nobuko Imai, Ulrich Eichenauer)
Ivan Palovič is focused on chamber music, solo viola literature, and has also gained experiences as orchestra player. He is a member of Ghega Quartett (with Ilja Marinkovic, Luca Lombardo, Ádam Jávorkai), with which he performed mainly in Austria (Vienna, Melk, Semmering, Gloggnitz). As the violist of the Arensky Quartett (with Xavier Pignat, Fiona Aileén, Jeanne Freléchoux) he played in Tonhalle in Zürich. He also performs with his sister Jordana Palovičová in a chamber duo.
As a soloist Palovič has performed with State Philharmonic Košice (2003, 2005), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (2007, 2008), and Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina (2008, 2009). As orchestra player he has performed in the following ensembles: Europa Philharmonie Magdeburg, Junge Philharmonie Wien, European Philharmonic Orchestra, Inviertler Sinfonie Orchester and Chamber Soloists Bratislava, Unici Ensemble and Orchestra Sinfonica A. Scontrino. In the 2003/2004 season he was a member of Slovak Philharmonic.
Ivan Palovič introduced himself at the Festival of Contemporary Music Orpheus (2003), Presentation of Young Concert Artists in Bratislava (2004), and also at these festivals: The Felix Mendelssohn Music Days (Poland, 2006); The 1st Summer Festival of Young Artists Piešťany (2006); and Tatra Banka for Young Artists (2007).
He cooperated with the Austrian radio and television company ORF, for which in 2004, as a member of Ghega Quartet, he recorded a few recordings and a television documentary. As a soloist and chamber duo member (with Jordana Palovičová) he has recorded for Czech Radio and Slovak Radio.