Isidora Nojkovic

Assistant Adjunct Professor of Cello

Isidora Najkovic

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Isidora Nojkovic

Assistant Adjunct Professor of Cello

Praised for her "great control" (Chicago Classical Review), cellist Isidora Nojkovic is an active soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician. She has a passion for contemporary music and commissioning, having premiered over 50 works, and is one half of the contemporary violin/cello duo Orbit (“the new cross-continental duo to pay attention to.” – Classical Post). 

As an orchestral musician, she performs regularly with the Vancouver Opera, Vancouver Symphony, Illinois Symphony, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony, and the Lucerne Festival Contemporary Orchestra, among others. She was a member of the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra from 2013-2015. 

Isidora has performed in chamber music festivals around the world, including the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland, Harpa Music Festival in Iceland, Ottawa Chamberfest, Belgrade International Cello Festival, Scotia Festival of Music with Lynn Harrell in Canada, and Spoleto Festival USA. She performs regularly with Vancouver’s Turning Point Ensemble, and has completed two tours with Lincoln Center Stage, performing in twenty-two countries as part of a piano quintet. 

Isidora graduated with a master’s degree from Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with Philippe Muller. Other former teachers include Paul Marleyn (University of Ottawa) and Audrey Nodwell (Vancouver Academy of Music). She currently serves as Assistant Adjunct Professor of Cello at the University of Northern Iowa. 


M.M. - Manhattan School of Music

B.M. - University of Ottawa