graduating from the Juilliard School, Darko Velichkovski has performed
and toured extensively as a classical and jazz concert clarinetist and
has taught at a number of schools and universities as a faculty member
and as a guest lecturer. During this period, he has also earned his
graduate degree in Humanities at the City University of New York.
Since 1991, Darko Velichkovski has been
professionally involved in the production and business aspects of the
music industry as well as taking on producing and engineering roles in
projects of diverse musical genres. Subsequently, he formed Grace
Productions Group, a music production company, which he still leads as
President and Executive Producer.
After 14 years of residing in New York
City, Darko Velichkovski moved back to his spiritual birthplace –
Jackson, Mississippi – in 1998, where he took on the position of
President and CEO of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra. Three years
later, led by a divine call to devote himself exclusively to Christian
ministry, Darko Velichkovski resigned from all of his secular positions,
transformed Grace Productions Group into a Christian music record
label, and formed Grace Ministries, a non-profit entity through which he
carries most of his ministerial activities.
Ever since, Darko Velichkovski has been
speaking and presenting programs of Christian testimony, inspiration,
and music across the U.S. in addition to recording and producing
Darko Velichkovski is the author of Somehow: A Miracle of Spiritual Birth.