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Wieczorek Trio (Poland)

Wieczorek Trio

Katarína Wieczoreková

Katarína Wieczoreková - graduated from the Music Conservatory in Bratislava in the guitar class of Prof. Jozef Zsapka. She studied at the Higher Artistic School in Bratislava, next continued her studies and graduated from the Academy of Music in Katowice (1991) under Prof. Alina Gruszka. She participated in master courses led by Ichiro Suzuki, Štěpán Rak, David Tanenbaum and Grant Gustafson. At present, she is a teacher at the Karol Szymanowski State Secondary Music School in Katowice and Art Director of the International Guitar Festival in Modra, Slovakia. Along with her husband, Franciszek, she performs in the guitar duet, Silesian Guitar Octet as well as organizes the Żory Guitar Festival and runs the MODRAN Artistic Agency.

Franciszek Wieczorek

Franciszek Wieczorek (Ph.D.) - graduated from the Academy of Music in Katowice in 1990. In the years 1990 - 2005 he was an academic lecturer at this Academy. He is a laureate of the 2nd Award in the Composer - Interpretative Competition in Tychy (the Silesian Guitar Autumn '88). He participated in master courses by Ichiro Suzuki, Vladimir Mikulka and Grant Gustafson. At present he is a teacher at the Karol Szymanowski State Secondary Music School in Katowice and the State Music School in Rybnik.

Soren Boedker Madsen (Denmark)

Soren Boedker Madsen was born in Denmark,1956. He studied the classical guitar with Maria Kämmerling and Leif Christensen at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, where he received his diploma in 1982.
He continued his studies in the soloist class at Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel, and later in Konrad Ragossnig´s concert class at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna.
Here he was awarded a unanimous vote of excellence at his final examination.

Konstantinos Kirolytis - Dionyssia Tronti

Konstantinos Kirolytis

Konstantinos is considered a highly talented guitarist of the younger Greek guitarists’ generation. In 2000 he received his diploma with honours from George’s Mavroedes class. Alongside his studies in guitar he studied at counterpoint class of John Christofilos at the "Attic Conservatory” from where he graduated with Distinction in June 2002. He has actively participated in master classes under the supervision of Aniello Desiderio, Carlo Domeniconi, Zoran Dukic, Carlo Molina, Nikita Koshkin, Pablo Markez, Jorge Morel.

Kostas Manolkidis

He was born in 1994 in Athens and began studying the classical guitar with Letta Vassileiou in 2002 who taught him in a very young age that music is history, emotions, moments, but first of all it is a way of understanding and making peace with life.
While in college he stopped working on the instrument for a few years but after his entrance to the university he decided to aim at finishing his studies in music.