Aleksandar Ivić started learning the violin at the age of six. Since the age of 16, he has been performing as a soloist and in chamber ensembles throughout Croatia. He graduated in Zagreb in the class of Kristijan Petrović, and later continued his education in Cologne with Igor Ozim and the Amadeus Quartet and in Düsseldorf with Rosa Fain. In 1988, he began his orchestral career as first violin of the Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra (WDR).
In 1996, he became a member of the Berlin Philharmonic. Plays in numerous chamber ensembles: Scharoun Ensemble (1997-2002), Berlin Baroque Soloists (1999-2003) Philharmonic Orchestra of Soloists Stradivari (since 2000). He teaches in Berlin and holds master workshops in Croatia and France.