The composer and conductor Nejc Bečan began his musical journey in his hometown of Tržič where he studied the clarinet and saxophone. He furthered his knowledge of the saxophone at the Conservatory of Music Ljubljana. After graduating from the secondary school in Kranj he passed the entrance exam to study at the Academy of Music, from which he graduated with honours (summa cum laude) from composition and musical theory under Jani Golob in 2009. Some of his most important composition projects include a short ballet "Prelude to a Kiss" (Slovenian Army Orchestra/Milivoj Šurbek, 2005), "Concerned about Saxophone" (Symphony Orchestra AG/George Pehlivanian/solo: Lev Pupis, 2007), film music "Vampir z Gorjancev" (Symphony Orchestra RTV/En Shao/Director: Vinči Vouge Anžlovar, 2008), “Simfonieta” (Symphoy Orchestra AG/Toshihiro Yonezu, 2009). Bečan received the Prešeren award of the University in Ljubljana for his piece “Concerned about Saxophone”, which was also performed in 2009 as part of the Orange subscription of the Slovenian Philharmonics. 

Parts of his "Potovanje v središče Zemlje" and "Contestant Overture" were compulsory compositions at the international competition of wind orchestras IMC Slovenia in Velenje in 2010 and 2012. Beside his excellent compositions, Nejc Bečan has established himself as a conductor. In 2011 he concluded his studies in conducting at the Academy of Music under Milivoj Šurbek and postgraduate studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Wien under Professor Mark Stringer. He has established himself as a conductor at concerts of the Secondary School Kranj by conducting works such as Bolero (Ravel), Carmen Suite (Bizet), Capriccio Espagnol and Sheherazade (Korsakov), Firebird (Stravinsky), Romeo and Juliet (Tchaikovsky), Symphony No. 9 (Beethoven), Clarinet Concerto in A Major (Mozart), Cello Concerto in E Minor (Elgar) and many others.