is solo flutist of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra since 1997. He is professor at the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music since 1999, a year later he became an assistant professor at the Academy of Music Ljubljana.
He completed upper studies at the Academy of music Ljubljana in the class of prof. Fedja Rupel. Matej Grahek improved his music knowledge at the Salzburg Mozarteum in the class of world-renowned flute player Irena Grafenauer. During his studies he won many awards, and in 2001 he was a finalist of the competition EBU in Bratislava. With wind quintet ArtVento in 2006 he ranked among the top eight quintets at the ARD International Competition in Munich.
As a solo flutist of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra he has played under the baton of world-famed conductors: Carlos Kleiber, Riccardo Muti, Sir Neville Marriner, Serge Baudo.
As a soloist he performed with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Big Band RTV Slovenia and as one of the founders of the wind quintet ArtVento. Until now he has performed in Austria, Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, the Netherlands, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia, Japan, Oman and the United States as a soloist and as a member of chamber groups.
He has participated during recording ten CDs (five of them he released as solo projects): in 2000 CD Opus di Jazz (ZKP RTV Slovenia) for which he received the award Golden cock, in 2003 solo project Night Birds with Big band RTV Slovenia (CCP), in 2005 CD with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, in 2007 the CD for Slovenian Philharmonic woodwind trio (Slovenian Composers Society) in 2008 the CD with the Croatian guitarist Tvrtko Sarić (Aquarius Records Croatia publisher), the same year the CD with woodwind quintet ArtVento (German Whoopee Records) and in 2013 the CD of Mozart quartets for flute and string trio (RTV Slovenia).
studied piano in the class of prof. Xenja Brass and in 1994 obtained the piano diploma at the Conservatory of Trieste (Italy). She pursued her studies with prof. Igor Lazko in Paris (France), where she in 1997 obtained the Diplôme du maitrice at the European Conservatory and, in 1998 at the Slavonic Conservatory, she successfully completed the course in music interpretation. Tatjana also attended several seminars in Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland and Germany. In 2003 she finished studies in didactic of music at the Conservatory of Trieste and in 2009 she obtained the composition diploma under the guidance of prof. Fabio Nieder. She performed in several concerts as soloist, soloist with orchestra and in chamber-music groups. She took part in competitions in Italy, Slovenia, France and Spain. Tatjana has made several recordings for the Slovenian radio RAI and she recorded a CD with music of Nieder, Schonberg, Berg, Busoni and Brahms. Tatjana is a piano teacher and piano accompanist at Koper Music school from 2001. Her students are awarded at many piano competitions. She is the organizer of several musical and pedagogical events in order to discover the contemporary music. In cooperation with Ambrož Čopi, Tatjana organizes the Biennale of contemporary music in Koper (Slovenia).