Denis Patkovic, born on November 2nd 1980 in Calw/ Germany. Studies with Prof. Hugo Noth, Prof. Stefan Hussong, Matti Rantanen and Jukka Tiensuu at the Universities of Trossingen, Würzburg and Helsinki (Sibelius Academy).
After taking his pedagogic and artistic Diploma under Prof. Stefan Hussong, he studies in the Master-class in Würzburg and since 2005 in the Doctor of Music degree in Helsinki. During his studies Denis Patkovic was awarded a scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service.He took also part in master classes in Germany and abroad.
2005 he won the 3rd Prize at the 4th JAA International Accordion Competition in Tokyo.