KREŠIMIR BEDEK graduated from the Zagreb Music Academy in the class of Darko Petrinjak and continued his studies in The Netherlands at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague where he gained his master's degree with Zoran Dukić.
He has performed as a soloist, with orchestras and in various chamber music ensembles all over Croatia and in Spain, Portugal, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Israel, Estonia and Russia. He has been awarded many prizes in Croatia, among them the main prize in the 42nd Young Artists Podium Darko Lukić and Vatroslav Lisinski Hall Award.
He is a double laureate of the prestigious international competition Printemps de la guitarre (Charleroi, Belgium, 2006 and 2008) and the winner of several international guitar competitions: Certamen Internacional de Guitarra de Barcelona’ Miguel Llobet (2008) Guitarmania (Almada, Portugal, 2007), Guitar and Chamber Music Festival Zwolle and Scharpach gitaar concurs (Netherlands 2006). Krešimir Bedek teaches the guitar at the Zagreb Music Academy.