MLAKAR Klara, born in 1999, is a student of composition and music theory at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, Slovenia in the class of prof. Vito Žuraj. In addition to his studies, he also attends organ lessons at the St. Stanislav Institution at Šentvid near Ljubljana with Dalibor Miklavčič and is a member of the Chamber Choir of the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet under the leadership of Ambroz Čopi.
She began her musical career in the St. Peter Radeče Parish Choir and at the Laško-Radeče School of Music playing violin and piano, and continued at the Conservatory of Music and Ballet in Ljubljana, studying musical composition, where her first mentors were composers Vitja Avsec and Katarina Pustinek Rakar. She also completed the lessons of classical singing at the lower level with Mateja Arnež Volčanšek.
She regularly attends additional music courses (Summer Music Camp in Murska Sobota (2017-2019), Orchestra Conducting School within JSKD and ZSG (2015)) and deepens his knowledge with renowned composers such as Dušan Bavdek, Nenad Firšt, Marko Mihevc and Gary Carpenter. She participates in solfeggio competitions (TEMSIG 2015/2016, MTS / ISC 2019), where she achieves visible results.
In July 2019, as a composer, she was part of the Sonc Festival, an international chamber music festival run by violinist Tanja Sonc and hornist Boštjan Lipovšek. As part of the Sozvočje svetov / Consonance of the Worlds cycle, the Slovene Philharmonic Chamber String Orchestra performed her composition The Annunciation in November 2019. During the 2019/2020 academic year, she is part of the Classwork project with the Freiburg Ensemble Recherche.