Milan Berginc finished the music high school “Jovan Bandur” in his home town Pan? evo, Serbia, and entered the Belgrade Faculty of Music at the age of fifteen, as the youngest violinist in his class. He finished his Bachelor diploma in December 2007 as a student of professor Jasna Maksimovi?, with the highest marks. He got his Master diploma at the University of Agder in Kristiansand, Norway as a student of professor Bord Monsen in 2010 and a Master diploma from the Royal Academy of Music as a student of Remus Azoitei and So-Ock Kim, graduating in June 2013. During his studies, Milan placed in several National and International competitions including third prize in “A. Glazunov” in Paris in 2003, and 2005, and first prize in “Mozartiana” competition in Skoplje, Macedonia. At the same competition Milan won the prize from the Macedonian Philharmonic for the best performance of the Mozart violin sonata. During his studies in Belgrade he was the member of the Faculty orchestra as well as a member of the chamber orchestra “Belgrade strings-Dušan Skovran”. Milan was the first violin of the “ARCO” string quartet, a quartet with a tradition of twenty-five years. From March till September 2008. Milan held the position of chamber music professor in a school for talented musicians in ?uprija, Serbia. Since January 2012. Milan is involved in the work of the Westminster Music Service and is giving music workshop in several public schools in London. In 2005 Milan become a member of the Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra, of which he is currently still a member. With the fellow students from the Royal Academy of Music, Milan formed The Alauda String Quartet in September 2011. The quartet has performed numerous recitals around England, Spain and Italy. They receive regular lessons from Jon Thorne (Badke Quartet), Belcea Quartet, Jo Cole, Oliver Wille (Kuss Quartet) and Richard Ireland. Since their formation, the quartet has participated in a several masterclasses by members of the Vanbrugh Quartet, Escher Quartet and Endellion Quartet, Emerson Quartet and Wihan Quartet. In February 2012 the Alauda String Quartet was awarded highly commended in the Wolfe Wolfinsohn String Quartet Competition of the Royal Academy of Music. They have also just been appointed to the prestigious Chamber Music Fellowship for the 2013/14 Academic year at the Royal Academy as well as the ”Young professional Quartet in residence” with ProCorda. The Alauda Quartet is enrolled in a Masters program in chamber music at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien in Hannover, with Oliver Wille where they have several concerts planned later in the year. Milan has participated in several master classes with professors such as Hilfried Fister, Igor Ozim and Pierre Amoyale.