Bartosz (Bart) Życzyński – director of the orchestra, concertmaster, soloist, chamber musician, teacher. Graduated from the Music Academy in Bydgoszcz under the direction of Vadim Brodski, then continued his education in the violin class of Louis-Denis OTT at the Academie de Musique de Monaco (Monaco) and Danuta Głowacka Pitet at the Conservatoire de Nice (France).
He also developed his violin skills on numerous music courses, e.g. International Courses in Łańcut (Poland), music Course at Lynn University (USA), Academie de Musique Monaco (Monaco) (BSI-Masters), Master Courses in The CNRR Nice Conservatory (France), Chigiana Accademy in Siena (Italy), Festival Aix en Provence: Orchestre des Jeunes de la Mediterranee (France – working with musicians from London Symphony Orchestra). He was educated under the guidance of such outstanding professors as Renaud Capucon, Zachar Bron, Marina Jaszwili, Arianne Matheus, Piotr Janowski, Krzysztof Michalik, Zbigniew Szlezer, Ewa Szubra-Jargon and Sergin Schwartz. He collaborated with such orchestras as the Baltic Neopolis Orchestra, Ensemble Instrumental de Nice, Orchestre Chambre de Lausanne, performing in magnificent Halls: in Turin – Teatro Regio, in Milan – La Scala, in Monaco – Auditorium Rainer III.
He worked as an orchestral musician in: Orchester des Alpes de la mer (2011-2013), Opera de Nice (2012-2014) and Gorzow Philharmonic (2014-2017). He has won numerous prizes and awards at international violin competitions.
He played as soloist with such orchestras as: Miami Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, Bydgoszcz Accademy of Music Symphony Orchestra.
He is an active educator, and president of the Carpathian Art Association. The artist is the founder and concertmaster of the Sinfonia Carpathia Orchestra. He plays on the instrument made by Jean Baptiste Vuillaume in 1850.