Szymon Michalik (Bassoon)

Age 24 - Poland



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He began playing the bassoon at the age of eleven with Jan Słowik. In 2010-2013 he studied in Cracow with Zdzisław Bogacz. He studied at the Fryderyk Chopin Music University in Warsaw in the bassoon class of Artur Kasperek. He also studied with Professor Ole Kristian Dahl at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Mannheim.

In 2016-2017 he was principal bassoon of the National Music Forum in Wrocław. Since 2017 he has been principal bassoon of the Sinfonia Varsovia and guest principal bassoon of the Poznań Philharmonic Orchestra. A winner of the Michał Spisak International Competition (2018), the International Wind Instruments Competition in Brno (2017) and the Carl Maria von Weber International Music Competition in Wrocław (2016).

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