Ana Šincek (1996) was born in Zagreb, Croatia, where she began her musical education under the guidance of Professor Dobrila Berković Magdalenić. She is a prizewinner of numerous national and international competitions, including Young Talents for Europe, the
Antonio Janigro Competition, the Sondeckis Competition, and the Liezen Cello Competition. Throughout her education, Ana regularly attended masterclasses with renowned musicians such as Silvija Sondeckiene, David Grigorian, and Gustavo Tavares, all of whom played significant roles in her artistic development. After graduating from Elly Baišić Musical College in Zagreb, she pursued her studies with Professor Othmar Müller at the Joseph Haydn Conservatory, where she graduated in 2018. She is currently pursuing postgraduate studies under the tutelage of Professor Lilia Schulz-Bayrova at Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien. As a soloist, Ana has performed with the Wind Symphony Orchestra of the Croatian Army in Zagreb. She has also collaborated with chamber ensembles and
orchestras, showcasing her talent in Austria, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Croatia, and Kazakhstan. In addition to her performing career, Ana is the co-founder of the “Outta Tune” project, the founder and director of the Brač Classic Festival, and the artistic director of the Upbeat Festival.