Ambrož Čopi (1973) studied composition and piano at the Ljubljana Academy of Music. His compositions have been awarded at numerous composer competitions and were recorded on CDs He was awarded the Young Musician Award (1995) for outstanding achievements during his study, while in 1997 he was bestowed the Preseren Prize of the University of Ljubljana and the award of the Municipality of Bovec. In 2009 he was awarded the Golden Medal of the University of Primorska for the achievements with the APZ UP choir and in 2014 he was given two important awards by the Municipality of Koper. Also in 2014 he was awarded the Gallus Medal, the highest national award in the field of music. In 2016 for outstanding achievements over the past two years he received a prestigious Slovenian award Preseren Fund Prize. With great success he conducted the Nova Gorica Chamber Choir, Mixed Choir Obala Koper and the Academic Choir of the University of Primorska. Through the years, the choirs brought him 15 golden plaques from national competitions and 21 first places and several golden plaques from competitions abroad. He was also voted best conductor at numerous competitions. Ambroz Copi is regularly invited to act as a member of the jury at various choral events and competitions, and he is often involved in choral music seminars at home and abroad as a lecturer.