The Slovenian composer Igor Krivokapic was born on 10 November 1965 in Ljubljana, and now lives in Polhov Gradec. He studied tuba at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, graduating in 1988, and then achieved a Master of Music at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, USA, studying tuba with Toby Hanks, electronic composition with Caleb Morgan, classical composition with Robert Ceely and orchestration with Malcolm Peyton.
Before dedicating himself completely to composition, he was a tuba soloist with the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra (1985-1995), a symphonic music producer at Radio Slovenia from 1996 until 1999 and also taught at various music schools in Ljubljana. He has become a promoter of brass instruments. His first symphony was presented by the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra in 2003.