Nazwisko/name: Hałat
Imię/first name: Marcin

Marcin Hałat graduated from the Faculty of Jazz of the Academy of Music in Katowice in the class of the violin of Henryk Gembalski, and of the Instrumental Faculty of the Kraków Academy of Music in the class of Robert Kabara.

Since 2003 he has cooperated with the Sinfonietta Cracovia Orchestra, participating in numerous national and foreign festivals, concerts, and recordings. He also participates in TV productions for the BBC Classical Music Television, the French TV Arte, and the Polish TV. In 2013–15 worked with the Atom String Quartet. He has also performed with Adam Makowicz, Grażyna Auguścik, Władysław “Adzik” Sendecki, the RGG Trio, Paweł Tomaszewski, and Dominik Wania. As a member of Sinfonietta Cracovia, he has also performed under the baton of such conductors as Christoph Eschenbach, Lorin Maazel, Valery Gergiev, and John Axelrod. Currently an Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Art of the Silesian University in Cieszyn. Holder of two scholarships from the Minister of Culture and Art.

Calendar 2016

August 24
audition in Lusławice – semi-finals
August 25
audition in Lusławice – semi-finals
August 26
audition in Lusławice – finals
August 27 – gala concert in Cracow

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Zbigniew Seifert (1946-1979) was one of the most eminent Polish jazz musicians and a man of incredible musical talent. His untimely death did not let him fully develop his musical abilities and interrupted a promising worldwide career.

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Regulations for the 2nd edition of the International Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition (24-27 August 2016).

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1st prize - 10.000 EURO

2nd prize - 5.000 EURO

3rd prize - 2.000 EURO

and special award

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Marek Karewicz photos

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