Snježana Pavićević was born in Sisak (Croatia) in 1972. She graduated from the Faculty of Music, Academy of Arts in Belgrade in the class of Professor Miodrag Azanjac in 1994. She received Master of Arts Degree with the same professor. After completing studies in the class of Professor Nicola Mazzanti in Milan, she received Master of Arts Degree in piccolo flute.
Her professional career started in 1994 when she was appointed for the position of piccolo solo at the Belgrade Opera Orchestra. In 2002 Snježana became a solo piccolist at the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra.
As a student she won several national and international competitions, as a soloist and also with some chamber ensembles.
She collaborated with many orchestras and conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Muhai Tang, Mihail Jurowsky, Kiril Petrenko, Krzysztof Penderecki, Howard Griffiths, Andres Orozco Estrada, Tomas Sanderling, Gabriel Feltz, Leif Segerstam, Daniel Raiskin, En Shao…
Besides her orchestral engagements, she also plays with various chamber ensembles and performs various recitals with flute, piccolo and alto flute – solo and with piano accompaniment.
She took part as a piccolo flute mentor in the project of Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra called Filhademija (Philharmonic Orchestral Academy) for students and young professionals, and she is also one of the piccolo teachers at “Play with a Pro” online academy. She is the founder and the artistic director of Belgrade Piccolo Weekend – festival dedicated to piccolo flute with master classes, concerts, and exhibitions of musical instruments.
She made several recordings for Belgrade Radio and Television: Prokofiev – Sonata, Francaix – Suite for slute solo, Cimarosa – Concerto for 2 flutes. She also recorded music composed by Australian composer Alan Holley for Hammerings Records from Sydney, Australia and by American composer David Loeb for Centaur records from Louisiana USA.
As very active recording artist, she recorded 2 solo Cd albums. Her first CD album “Piccolo solo Globe tour” with works for piccolo solo was released in October 2020.published by Croatian publisher “Nota bene”. Her second Cd album “PersPICCtives” was published in July 2021. by Serbian publisher “Metropolis music”. This album represents works for piccolo by contemporary Serbian composers.
Snježana is one of the “Burkart” artists, which is one of the best flute and piccolo brands today.