Đani Šehu

Đani Šehu studied guitar at the Ecole Normale de Musique Alfred Cortot in Paris, France, and at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna, Austria.

He graduated in 2006 at the concert department for guitar, and earned his master’s degree in 2010 studying under professor Alexander Swete.

As a soloist and chamber musician, Šehu has performed throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Austria, France, Sweden, Italy and Germany. He has performed as a soloist with the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra (Bosnia and Herzegovina), the Tonart Simfonietta (Austria), and the Dubrovnik string quartet (Croatia).

Šehu has served as guitar professor at the Music Academy of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2006. His students have gained attention with their successes at international competitions and concerts throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina and abroad. In 2015, Šehu founded the guitar department at the University of Mostar.

In addition to his active concert schedule, Šehu is a guest of many festivals internationally as a masterclass teacher and serving as a member of the juries.

He is a founder and director of the Sarajevo International Guitar Festival and International “SIGF Summer School”.