Kellyville NSW, Australia Rouse Hill NSW, Australia Beaumont Hills NSW, Australia
Violin Lessons | Artist development, Aural Lessons, Ensemble Coaching, HSC Music Exam Preparation
- Qualifications: Master of Arts at the Faculty of Instrumental and Pedagogical Studies specialising in Violin
- Styles: Classical, AMEB exams, Scholarships, HSC, eisteddfods, Rising Star ensemble and orchestra preparation
- Suitability: All levels , all ages
Marek Kruszynski – Master of Arts (Violin – Poland )
Marek has had an extensive career as a soloist and professional chamber and orchestral musician. He has played in symphonic and opera orchestras and has also been a successful violin teacher both in Australia and overseas.
In 1989 Marek completed with High Distinction his Master of Arts degree at the Faculty of Instrumental Studies, specialising in violin at the Stanislaw Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdansk, Poland.
In 1982 and 1983 he participated in The International Master Interpretation and Pedagogical Courses in Lancut, Poland which hosted the most renowned violinist and violin teachers from around the world at the time.
Marek publicly performed as a soloist for the first time with a State Philharmonic Orchestra in Koszalin at the age of 9. He is a winner of the First and the Third Prizes of Violin State Competitions in Poland.
Marek has over 30 years of professional experience in performing in professional symphonic, opera, and chamber orchestras in Australia and overseas including Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Western Australia Symphony Orchestra.
Since 1994, Marek has been a permanent member and guest Concertmaster in The Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra-AOBO, and its successor Opera Australia Orchestra (OAO ), as part of Opera Australia.
Marek has held a Concertmaster position in several major professional symphonic and chamber orchestras in Poland including State Philharmonic Orchestra in Koszalin and Baltic State Philharmonic Orchestra as well as Baltic Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra in Gdansk, Poland
As a Concertmaster of the Baltic State Philharmonic Orchestra, he toured extensively throughout Europe, participating in numerous international tours and festivals in France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, and Spain. This included performances at numerous prestigious venues including The Munich Philharmonic, Alte Opera in Frankfurt, and Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.
Marek has also an extensive career as a solo and chamber performer. He received outstanding press reviews both in Australia and overseas including the review by Fred Blanks from one of the concerts of Brahms Quartet Sydney.
Marek has also participated in various radio and TV recordings both in Australia and overseas. This includes several opera and symphonic recordings with Opera Australia, Baltic State Philharmonic Orchestra, and as well as a number of films and other soundtrack recordings at Fox Studios Australia in Sydney.
Additionally, Marek has enjoyed an outstanding career as a violin teacher for over 30 years teaching privately and at Schools in Australia and overseas including Knox and Abbotsleigh as well as Grazyna Bacewicz School of Music in Poland. His students are regularly recognised for their achievements and are recipients of many prestigious awards. Marek teaches according to the traditional principles of Franco/Belgian school. All levels, all ages are welcome.
Marek’s students have included winners of Prizes in major Violin Competitions in Poland and Australia. They are receiving many High Distinction Certificates in Practice of music AMEB as well as Distinction Certificates for Outstanding Performance and Honours commendations. Marek students are also recipients of scholarships to Sydney Conservatorium of Music and private High Schools.
Marek’s students’ achievements include:
Scholarship for 2013 to Sydney Conservatorium of Music,
Prizes in Violin Competitions in Australia and overseas,
High Distinction Certificates in Practice of music AMEB,
Distinction Certificates for Outstanding Performances,
Numerous Honours commendations
Studio located in Kellyville covers Rouse Hill, Castle Hill, Beaumont Hills, Bella Vista, Norwest, Blacktown, and other areas.
Mo: 0421 081 893
Marek teachest according to the traditional principles of the violin Franco / Belgian school.
Marek works with his students with any teaching material including AMEB requirements, HSC music exam preparation, scholarship to private schools, and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music including the Rising Star educational program, auditions, performances, string ensembles, orchestras, university music courses as well as playing any music for fun, specific occasions, and general development and education.
Additionally, Marek is working with his students on the aural test, a sight-reading, theory of music as well as general artistic development.