FLORJANC Ivan (1950) graduated from the Faculty of Theology, University of Ljubljana (1981) and at the Pontifical Institute for Church Music in Rome (Gregorian Chant (1981), Church Music (1983), Composition (1987) and holds a Master's Degree in Composition and Music Theory (from 1993 to 2003 he taught composition at the undergraduate and postgraduate level at this institution, since 2000 as a full professor).
Since 1998 he has been teaching at the Academy of Music at the University of Ljubljana, since 2006 as an associate professor, music composition and composition techniques, vocal and organ composition, semiology of polyphony and music literature. In addition to composing, he lectures at symposia, publishes monographs and scientific articles.
Ivan Florjanc's composing and research work is phylogenetically based. He lectures at symposiums, scientific and professional meetings, publishes monographs, discussions, scientific and professional articles (over forty units), with an emphasis on the analysis of musical works, and he is also attentive to the historical, theoretical and metrological starting points of the origin and structure of musical works. Structurally conceived mainly with a polyphonic-based composing oeuvre - well over a hundred units - stand out with numerous compositions for choirs and chamber works. manuscript) Oča naš for soprano and orchestra (2014, also for soprano and organ), Missa sollennis iuvenum for children's choir and orchestra (2009), Hippocratis iusiurandum for choir and orchestra (2009), harmonization of all songs by Primož Trubar and other Slovene Protestants (1994 / 96 and 2008, over 80 units), Philopatridus redivivus for piano (2001), Haec nos for eight-part mixed choir (2001), Ricercare MM (2000), Cantata no. 1 (1992), Abraham et Isaac oratorio for soloists, choir and orchestra (1989), Modal Mass for choir and orchestra (1988), string quartet Poligrams No. 1 (1987) and others. Recordings of his works are on radio stations in Slovenia and abroad.
He is often an invited member of Slovenian and international juries of composer competitions.