Maroš Potokár is a significant person among the youngest generation of Slovak conductors. He studied at the Conservatory in Košice (violin, conducting), then at The Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (violin) and at The Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno (conducting). Since the concert season 2007/2008 he is a concertmaster of The State Philharmonic Košice, with which he performs regularly also as a soloist. Since 2007 he is also a choirmaster of The Košice Teachers Choir, with which he regularly performs on important concerts, festivals and competitions home and abroad. He obtained reach artistic experiences as a member of several chamber groups like Quasars Ensemble, Albrecht Quartet and others. In 2011 he graduated the master classes with renowned conductor Zsolt Nagy. As a conductor he cooperated with The Brno Philharmonic, The Moravian Philharmonic Olomouc, The Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra Zlín, The State Philharmonic Košice, National Philharmonics of „Sergey Lunchevici” Chisinau, The Academy chamber soloists orchestra of AMU in Prague and others. In 2013 he successfully debuted as a conductor also at The State Theater Košice with titles G. Verdi: Rigoletto and F. Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites. Since actual season 2016/2017 he became a resident conductor of The State Theater Košice.