Ivana Tomić Ferić, earned her PhD in 2006 at the Department of Musicology of the Academy of Music of the University of Zagreb. She authored two books and several dozen scholarly articles. She is the main researcher of the project „Musical Sources in Dalmatia in the Context of the Central-European and Mediterranean Musical Culture from the 18th to the 20th Century“ (Croatian Science Foundation, 2017-2021, www.gidal.org). She is a member of the Editorial Board of the ethnomusicological journal Bašćinski glasi and the Croatian musicological journal Arti musices. In 2013, her book Julije Bajamonti: Music dictionary. Transcription, Translation, Commentaries (2013) received three awards: the „Dragan Plamenac Award“ of the Croatian Musicological Society, the „Josip Andreis Award“ by the Croatian Composer’s Society and the annual award of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts for the highest scholarly achievements in the Republic of Croatia for art music. The University of Split assigned to her „Award for Science“ (2016) for the past scientific contribution in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences. She is Full Professor at the Arts Academy University of Split (Croatia).