The young pianist Nejc Kamplet is descended from a well-known musical family in Maribor. After completing high school and the Secondary School for Music and Ballet in Maribor as a student of Saša Gerželj Donaldson, he continued his studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz with dr. Zuzane Niederdorfer.
He has won numerous prizes at competitions, most recently first prize at the Hildegard-Maschmann Foundation of the Vienna University of Music in 2019 and third prize in the solo category and the second prize in the four-hand category at the 9th International Piano Competition in New York in 2018.
Nejc Kamplet has been performing at various music festivals in Slovenia and abroad from an early age, including the Ljubljana Festival, the Lent Festival, Festival Maribor, Les Nuits Pianistiques, Carpe Artem, the Night of Slovenian Composers and Arsonore.
He has been a soloist with many orchestras including the Wuhan Philharmonic, the Harbin Symphony Orchestra, SNG Maribor, the Festine Symphony Orchestra, the Banska Bystrica State Opera Orchestra, the Slovak Sinfonietta and the Maribor Conservatory Orchestra among others..