Vesna Šouc is a Professor of Conducting, and the Head of the Conducting Department at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade. She is also the Music Director at the Terazije Theatre, and a permanent conductor at both the Madlenianum Opera and Theatre and the National Theatre in Belgrade. She graduated conducting and received Master of Arts in Conducting under the guidance of professor emeritus Darinka Matić Marović. In her rich career, she has given more than five hundred concerts and one thousand theatrical performances (opera, ballet, musical), taken part in international festivals and collaborated with many renowned soloists and ballet dancers. She has conducted international orchestras such as: Riga Philharmonic Orchestra (Latvia), Budapest MATAV Symphony Orchestra, Szeged Symphony Orchestra (Hungary), Istanbul Symphony Orchestra, Bursa Symphony Orchestra, Banja Luka Philharmonic Orchestra, etc. Also, she has collaborated with many chamber orchestras: Belgrade Chamber Orchestra “Dušan Skovran”, Royal Strings of St. George, RTS Chamber Orchestra, Novi Sad Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of the Ćuprija School for Musical Talents, etc. Furthermore, Mrs Šouc was the Choir Director at the Belgrade National Theatre Opera, and at the beginning of her career she had led three very successful choirs: “Lola”, “B. Radičević”, and “Bel Canto”. The quality of her artistic and teaching activity is proved by many significant awards she received, among which are the October Award of Zemun, the Golden Badge of the Cultural and Educational Community of Serbia, the Silver Plaque of the University of Arts, the Annual Award of the Terazije Theatre, the Honorary Charter of the Madlenianum Opera and Theatre, the Student October Award of Belgrade, etc.