Ivana completed her secondary music education at the SMBC Ilija Nikolovski Luj in the class of Prof. Ljupcho Sokolov. She continued her education at the Music Academy in Ljubljana in the class od prof. Mile Kosi, where she graduated in 2011 from the pedagogy department, as well as the performance department. During her studies, she collaborated with the Symphony Orchestra of the Slovenian Radio and Television. She completed her Master’s degree at the Faculty of Music in Skopje, earning the title of Master of Music.
Ivana has participated in a number of national and international violin, viola and chamber music competitions and has been the recipient of many awards. She attended violin seminars with Prof. Blagorodna Taneva (Bulgaria), viola with Mile Kosi (Slovenia), Georg Hamann (Austria), Hatto Beyerle (Germany), Ognen Stanchev (Bulgaria). She has performed numerous solo recitals and has appeared as soloist with the Macedonian Philharmonic. Ivana has also performed with youth orchestras throughout Europe: CEI – Youth Orchestra and Wiener Jeunesses Orchester, and was also a member of the orchestra of Jeunesses Musicales Macedonia. She is an active member of F.A.M.E.’s project – Orchestral music Recording.
Ivana spends her free time with her family and enjoys being in nature.