Zlatan Srzic graduted in conducting from the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst under Professor Milan Horvat in Graz, Austria. He graduated in violin from the Zagreb Academy of Music under Professor Milan Baric and then studied with Professor Charles Libov in the USA. Music Director of the Zagreb Chamber Orchestra “Gaudeamus” since 1978 he received the “Milka Trnina” and “Vatroslav Lisinski” awards. Zlatan Srzic is guest-conductor of the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra and the Croatian Radio Television Symphony Orchestra.
He conducted in Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, France, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Hungary, Slovenia, Spain and Switzerland. Since 1993 he has been conductor of the Zagreb Music Schools Orchestra and the Zagreb Chamber Youth Orchestra and performed with huge success at the Brive International Music Festival in France. Zlatan Srzic was awarded the Jean-Fredenc Perrenoud Prize at the Vienna International Conducting Competition in 1994.
Since 1977 he has been engaged as lecturer and conductor of the Osaka Kyoiku University Symphony Orchestra. Since 1998 he has been chief conductor of the Kansai City Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as guest conductor of Osaka Chamber Orchestra and Nara Philharmonic Orchestra (Japan). He recorded for Croatia Records, Suzy-CBS and KCPO Japan. Zlatan Srzic is Chief conductor of the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra since May 2004.