Nejc belongs to the young Slovenian accordion generation. He has been working with composers, with whom he tries to explore and enrich accordion repertoire in different musical styles. Although he is a devoted new music performer, his repertoire includes Baroque and Classical pieces.
He has received numerous awards and first prizes at national and international competitions (in Sydney, in Pula, in Beltinci, Svirel, etc). He was a scholarship holder of the Ministry of Culture Slovenia. For his significant artistic achievement at the Academy, Nejc has also received Prešeren Award of the University of Ljubljana, (awarded to one student per year).
After finishing his studies at the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet he continued at Academy of Music in Ljubljana which he graduated with the highest grade "summa cum laude". Between 2014–15, he was the Erasmus exchange student at Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. He is currently pursuing a Master in Specialised Music Performance of Contemporary Music at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel and has graduated with the highest prize the Maisterklasse at the Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg.