Bozidar Vukotic is the founder member of the Tippett Quartet. He studied with Stefan Popov at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he was awarded the Premier Prix. He continued his studies with William Pleeth and then with Alexander Kniazev in Moscow. With the Tippett Quartet, he performs regularly throughout the United Kingdom, internationally and on BBC Radio 3. He has made over twenty recordings of chamber music, including six for Naxos. He has also made a solo recording of Howard Goodallʼs The Seasons. He was principal cello with the Oxford Philharmonic for ten years and has played as a guest principal with many of Britainʼs finest orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife. He teaches at the Royal Academy of Music where he was recently awarded an Honorary ARAM. He plays on an 1860 J.B. Vuillaume cello.