• 1990 – 1996

    Conservatory in Bratislava (composing – Peter Martinček, conducting – J. Karaba)

  • 1996

    summer conducting courses with R. Houlighan, A. Wilheima in Szombathely, Hungary

  • 1996 – 2002

    Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (composing – Vladimír Bokes, conducting – Bystrík Režucha, Róbert Stankovský, Stanislav Macura)

  • 1998

    Summer academy – composing courses with E. Urbannera in Reichenau, Austria

  • 1999 – 2000

    EDDC School workshops in Arnhem, Netherlands: music for dance performances

  • 2000

    Summer composing courses in Český Krumlov (M. Kopelent, P. Kotík, M. Hermann)

  • 2001, 2003

    CASMI – composition courses in Prague (L. Kubik)

  • 2001, 2003

    OCNMH composition seminars in Ostrava (Ch. Wolff, A. Lucier, T. Murail, P. Niblock, J.-Y. Bousser, P. Kotik)

  • 2002 – 2005

    postgraduate student of composing at the APA with Vladimír Bokes

  • 2003, 2004

    assistant of Zsolt Nagy by Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava (OCNMH '03, Maerz musik '04)

  • 2004 – 2010

    postgraduate student of conducting at the APA in Bratislava with Ondrej Lenárd

  • since 2006

    guest conductor in the Opera of the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava

  • since 2014

    main conductor of the ensemble Prague Modern

Márian Lejava is one of the establish-members and dramaturgist of association SOOZVUK. As a conductor he has collaborated, among others, with the Slovak State Philharmonic Košice, Slovak Sinfonietta Žilina, Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava, Orchestra lyrique et symphonique de Nancy, Savaria Symphony Orchestra Szombathely, ZOE Chamber Orchestra, wit the ensembles Melos Ethos Ensemble, VENI ensemble, VENI ACADEMY, Bratislava Convergence Players, Qaartsiluni Ensemble, Ensemble modern Frankfurt, Ensemble Resonance Freiburg.

 

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