Classical Slovenian saxophone player and teacher of Music at the Conservatory in Ljubljana.
Lev Pupis was born in 1977. In 1998 he graduated from the University of Music in Vienna (Oto Vrhovnik).
From 2000 to 2003 he studied saxophone in Paris where he took his degree in J.Y.Fourmeau’s class (Premier Prix) and afterwards he continued his post-graduate studies with Vincent David. In 2005 the commandable acknowledgment of Magister Artium was conferred on him first in Oto Vrhovnik’s class and then in Matjaz Drevensek’s class at the Music Academy in Ljubljana.
Lev is a many-sided and versatile artist. He plays both as soloist and as member and co-founder of 4SAXESS quartet. Moreover he is the artistic director of Emona Music Festival, the International Wood Wind Competition which is held at the Conservatory of Music and Ballet in Ljubljana.
Since July 2015 Lev is member of the International Saxophone Committee
and was elected board member in 2016.