Prof. Łukasz Błaszczyk:
Łukasz Błaszczyk is an outstanding Polish violinist, soloist, chamber musician and teacher.
He received aducation from excellent teachers, such as Iwona Wojciechowska, Zakhar Bron, Aleksander Kramarov, Marina Jashvili.
He graduated with a distinction from the Academy of Music in Lodz and the Music Conservatory in the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Enschede.
Winner of numerous awards in national and international violin and chamber music competitions. The highlights of his career were the awards granted in the European Broadcasting Unions’s Competition in Ljubljana and the 11th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition in Poznań, where he also received several special awards. These successes launched ŁukaszBłaszczyk’s world wide careeras a soloist and chamber musician. He pay esspecial attention to the promotion of Polish music.
His numerous and varied artistic achievements have been recognized with the Award of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Silver Cross of Merit and the Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage. In 1999 ŁukaszBłaszczyk took part in Krystian Zimerman’s grand world tour as one of thec oncertmasters of the Polish Festival Orchestra. He has served on the juries of a large number of national and international competition and taugh numerous violin masterclasses and workshops.
In 2005-2014, he was the concertmaster of the National Opera in Warsaw. ŁukaszBŁaszczyk is a founder and artistic director of the PRIMUZ Chamber Orchestra, with which he give sconcerts at numerous festivals and concerts in Poland and abroad.
As present he is a professor and Head of the Chair of Strings Instruments Faculty of the Academy of Music in Lodz. His current and former sudents have frequently won main awards in national and international violin and chamber competitions. In 2018, he was appointed Member of the Council of Art Education in the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.