Vocal group Virtus
Vocal group Virtus (in the current cast) has been active for 19 years already. In that time, it has released two CDs. The group has undergone some changes and adjustments throughout the years, but right now, it consists of eight members. Every year, group members make people delighted with their concerts and performances at home as well as abroad.
The vocal group took part at Colnaričeva plaketa contest twice; in the year 2016 they won it and became its solemn carrier. The group performed in Germany and Croatia, Šibenik, where they received golden award. The regional singing contest in Slovenia resulted in an award for the best repertoire.
Dora Ožvald, the ensemble director, accomplished violin classes at the Conservatory of Music and Ballet in Maribor. In 2010 she graduated at Pedagogical Faculty in Maribor. In the meantime, she had also improved her violin technique with the full support of prof. Pečenyi and prof. Skalar. Currently, she's visiting the fifth grade of vocal music.
Dora is a music teacher at the Music School in Slovenske Konjice and at Primary School Fram where she leads three children and youth choirs. Besides that, she is a member of vocal groups A cappella, Škrjanček and Hugo Wolf. She is also a choir director of two adult choirs, vocal group Virtus and an instrumental quartet NonStop. She writes musical arrangements for other choirs as well.