Award-winning Croatian pianist and researcher, Inja Stanović (née Davidović), was born in Zagreb and currently living in Sheffield.
Throughout her career, Inja has performed throughout the world, including concerts in Australia, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, the United Kingdom, the United States and most recently, Mexico. She is the recipient of multiple national and international awards, including some six Frankopan Awards; five awards from the Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport; the Australian Government Endeavour Award; French Government International Scholarship Award.
Inja completed her first degree at the Ino Mirkovic School of Music, licensed under the P. I. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory. She went on to complete two postgraduate programmes at the Schola Cantorum, Paris, before finishing her masters at The Boston Conservatory. Throughout her education she worked with eminent pianists as Marina Ambokadze, Eugene Indjic, Michael Lewin, Peter Hill and Benjamin Frith. Inja recently completed a PhD at The University of Sheffield focusing on nineteenth-century performance practice relating to the works of Chopin.
She has held numerous academic, teaching and accompaniment posts, including The Boston Conservatory, The University of Sheffield, Birmingham Conservatoire and Sydney Conservatoire, amongst others.