Professor Marek Marczyk, DMus Hab.

Born in War­saw. Grad­u­at­ed from the State High­er Col­lege of Music in War­saw in Pro­fes­sor Ste­fan Kamasa’s vio­la class in 1972.

In 1966–1971 he was a soloist of “Con moto ma cantabile”, an ancient music ensem­ble. In 1971–1984 he was a mem­ber and soloist of the Nation­al Phil­har­mon­ic Cham­ber Orches­tra man­aged by Karol Teutsh. Togeth­er with this orches­tra he made numer­ous record­ings for Pol­ish Radio and Tele­vi­sion, radio RIAS, radio Hil­ver­sum and radio Bay­erisch­er. The orches­tra had many con­cert tours all over the world. Marek Mar­czyk played with the orches­tra as a soloist in, e.g., DDR, Czecho­slo­va­kia, Hun­gary, Ruma­nia, The Fed­er­al Repub­lic of Ger­many, Spain, Italy, France, Aus­tria, Unit­ed King­dom, Hol­land, Fin­land, Swe­den, Aus­tralia, Argenti­na, Brazil, Thai­land, Japan and USA.

In 1972–1976 he was a mem­ber of Mag­dale­na Rezler’s String Quar­tet with which he won the 3rd prize at the Inter­na­tion­al Cham­ber Music Com­pe­ti­tion in Budapest in 1973.

Marek Mar­czyk has been a mem­ber of the Pol­ish Piano Quar­tet since 1986. This Quar­tet per­forms at home and abroad. He has record­ed all the piano quar­tets by Mendelssohn, Noskows­ki, Żeleńs­ki and Beethoven for Pol­ish Radio. In 1992 the Quar­tet record­ed two com­pact discs with Pol­ish music for the Eng­lish record com­pa­ny Olympia. He has been a soloist and head of the vio­la sec­tion of the Nation­al Phil­har­mon­ic Orches­tra in War­saw since 1983 and a mem­ber of the reac­ti­vat­ed Nation­al Phil­har­mon­ic Cham­ber Orches­tra since 2002.

Pro­fes­sor Marek Mar­czyk has taught music since 1972. He is now Pro­fes­sor of a vio­la class and cham­ber music class at the Fry­deryk Chopin Uni­ver­si­ty of Music in War­saw.

last modified: 01/03/2018