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Academy of Music in Lodz
An outstanding Polish violinist, soloist, chamber musician and teacher.
He received education from excellent teachers, such as Iwona Wojciechowska, Zakhar Bron, Aleksander Kramarov, Marina Jashvili. He graduated with distinction from the Academy of Music in Lodz and also from the ArtEz Academy of Music in Enschede.
He is the winner of numerous awards in national and international violin and chamber music competitions.
The highlights of his career were the prizes received in the European Broadcasting Unions’s Competition in Ljubljana and in the 11th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition in Poznań. These successes launched Łukasz Błaszczyk’s worldwide career as a soloist and chamber musician and helped him to promote the Polish music. His numerous and varied artistic achievements have been recognized with the Award of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Silver Cross of Merit and the Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage. In 1999 Łukasz Błaszczyk took part in Krystian Zimerman’s grand world tour as one of the concertmasters of the Polish Festival Orchestra. He has served on the juries of a large number of national and international competition and taught numerous violin master classes and workshops. In 2005-2014, he was the concertmaster of the National Opera in Warsaw. Łukasz BŁaszczyk is a founder and artistic director of the PRIMUZ Chamber Orchestra, with which he gives concerts at numerous festivals and concerts in Poland and abroad. At the present he is a professor and the Head of the String Instruments Department at the Academy of Music in Lodz. His current and former students have frequently won main awards in national and international violin and chamber competitions. In 2018, he was appointed a Member of the Council for Artistic Education in the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
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