Born in Málaga (Spain) into a family of pianists, Marco Socías received his musical education in this city, and afterwards in many masterclasses and at the Musikhochschule Cologne (Germany). Among the most significant personalities for his development are Carmen Gallardo, Antonio Company, José Tomás, José Miguel Moreno, Hubert Käppel and David Russell. He became at …..
Jozef Zsapka is ranked the top of the Slovak performing art. His concert activities are wide-ranging, he performs in the duo and as a soloist not only at chamber concerts, but also with prominent orchestras. He is a recognised teacher, music director and organiser of the International Guitar Festival “Johann Kaspar Mertz” – in Bratislava …..
Ryszard Bałauszko the Polish solo and chamber artist and teacher. He graduated from the Music Academy in Warsaw Chopin led by Marcin Zalewski. Also he studied at the Conservatorio Superior in Alicante under the direction of Thomas J. and attended different master classes. He is currently a professor at the Academy of Music F. Chopin …..
Ján Labant studied the guitar at the Conservatory in Zilina with Prof. Dushan Lehotsky, before completing his studies at the Pedagogical Faculty in Nitra and at the Academy of Dramatic Music in Bratislava, in Prof. Jozef Zsapka class. Since 1987 he teaches the guitar at the Conservatory in Zilina and since 1997 also at the …..
Adam Marec started studying the guitar in 1996. Between 1998 and 2002 he studied at the Conservatory in Žilina with Dušan Lehotský. After studying under Ján Labant at the Academy of the Arts in Banská Bystrica between 2002 and 2007, he was awarded the Chancellor’s Prize. (Slovak Republic) In 2005 he spent five months at …..
Is a graduate of the State Conservatory and the Academy of Music and Drama in Bratislava. During his studies he participated in many masterclasses, where he studied under the guidance of many outstanding guitar players and teachers and has won several prizes at international competitions in Slovakia, Czech republic, France and Portugal. Krajco has performed at …..
Igor Vlach majored in bayan (accordion) in Lviv (Ukraine). 1972 – 1977 – elementary school of art no. 5 in Lviv, which he completed with disctinction (Jaroslav Karpjak). In 1976 became a laureate of a regional competition of young bayan performers. In 1977 accepted to Lviv National Music Academy (Vladislav Hryhorovič). In spring 1981 became a laureate of the …..
Slovak guitarist and producer comes from Bratislava, where in 1984 he graduated from State conservatory in the field of classic guitar led by professor Zsapka. In years 1984-1986 he completed advanced course of pedagogy. From 1989 to 1955 he studied at Academy of musical and dramatic arts in Grazi led by professors Harry Pepl and …..
Born in Slovakia (21st April 1963), he studied at Conservatory in Bratislava, led by professor Zsapka. As one of a few Slovak musicians he graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston USA. In years 1990 and 2001 he won a prize Instrumentalist of Year – the prize of Slovak Academy of Arts. He plays …..
Born in Humenné, he graduated from Košice Conservatory. He continued his studies at VŠMU in Bratislava, field of orchestral conductor. After finishing his studies, he worked as a conductor in DJZ Prešov. In present, he is a pedagogue in Košice Conservatory. He is active as an arranger-composer in many genres. He is also active in …..