Croatian pianist and educator Nenad Kacar was born in 1965 in Zagreb.
He has been engaged in music since his earliest childhood, and as a 5-year-old he had his first public appearance. During his studies, he sensitizes the public through numerous concerts, and is notable for allowing him to receive a prestigious state scholarship during his studies.
He studied and graduated from the Academy of Music in Zagreb in the class of renowned Croatian pianist and professor, academician Jurica Muraj. He studied with many pianists, E. Timakin, M. Lorkovic A. Preger, R. Kerer, M. Farre and I. Zhukov.
He has performed in almost all major music centers in the Republic of Croatia as well as in many European countries (Slovenia, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, the Netherlands; Belgium, Sweden, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Russia, etc.). He has recorded for various domestic and foreign radio and TV stations. In the field of chamber music, he has collaborated with a number of prominent musicians, conductors, ensembles and orchestras.
Since 2017, he has collaborated with the pianist Natasa Mitrovic in the piano duo.
At the Croatian Music Institute in Zagreb in March 2019, she performed with the Croatian Chamber Orchestra and conductor Diane Tchobanov and performed with great success the solo section of the Mozart concert K.V.466, which will be released on CD.
Since 1987, he has been engaged in teaching and presenting the achievements of Croatian piano pedagogy with the highest results. His students are regular winners of numerous competitions, winning first prizes in domestic and international competitions (more than 200), making a number of notable public appearances, concerts (more than 540) and participating in media events in a dozen European countries (Russia, USA, Italy , Germany, Austria, France, Netherlands Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Slovenia and Croatia).
Particularly noteworthy are the performances of his students in the famous world halls at Carnegie Hall in New York, Rachmaninoff Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Vienna Musicverein, Berlin Philharmonic Hall, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Teatro Studio in Rome, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Casa di riposo G. Verdi in Milan, the church of st. Sophia in Ohrid, church. Sv. Donat in Zadar, KD Vatroslav Lisinski in Zagreb and others.
He is the head of the piano department of the Zlatko Balokovic Music School for many years. He is a mentor to numerous young piano educators until he has passed the state professional exam.
He has held a number of professional seminars, masterclasses and lectures in Croatia, Europe and Russia. He has been invited as a member of the jury to many international piano competitions.
She publishes professional papers in the field of piano pedagogy and piano methodology. He is a member of EPTA Croatia and the Association of HDGPP. 2009/10 as a guest lecturer, he teaches students of the 4th and 5th years of the Zagreb Academy of Music within the course Pedagogical Practice.
On the basis of the achieved results, the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports and the ATAA appoint him and promote him to the title of professor-mentor in 2011, and in 2016 to the title – professor advisor.
He has been awarded numerous awards for his artistic pedagogical work