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© Bartosz Dworak 

BIO

        Dworak won the Grand prix of 1-st International Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition. Bartosz was awarded by excellent jury, of Mark Feldman, Glenn Moore and Janusz Stefański. Bartosz  is the forefront of the polls ofJazz Forum readers - JAZZ TOP 2015 and JAZZ TOP 2016 - alongside celebrities as Adam Bałdych and Michał Urbaniak.

             Bartosz began his music education at the age of 6. In 2010 he established a music quartet signed with his name (“Bartosz Dworak Quartet”). In 2013, he graduated from K. Szymanowski Music Academy under leadership of violinist Dr Henryk Gembalski.

He feels great playing versatile types of music. This enables him      to participate in many various from stylistic performance projects. Bartosz's continuous, growing desire for musical impressions makes him perform in many European countries, as well as in Asia, North America or Africa.

         Since 2007 he has been co working with Witkacy Theatre  in Zakopane. Since 2012, he has been a member of Klezzmates group (jazz, world music). In 2015, he was honoured with the TEMI Boguslaw Wojtowicz’s Cultural Award. Bartosz is also a laureate  of the 12th edition of the Scholarship Program YOUTH POLAND. In 2016 he became a member of the Krakau-Frankfurt Jazz Unit - a band founded by Janusz Stefański, a legendary Polish drummer. At the same time he was honored with the Cracow Cultural Scholarship. 

             As a guest Bartosz collaborated with: Atom String Quartet, Bester Quartet, Artur Lesicki, Monika Borzym, Dorota Miśkiewicz, Janusz Stefański, Mark Feldman and Grażyna Augiścik.

AWARDS

ACTUAL BANDS

ARE YOU PRESS?

FIRST PRIZE AT SOLOIST CATEGORY AT TARNOW JAZZ CONTEST  |  2011

PRIZE FOR "ORGINALITY" AT TARNOW JAZZ CONTEST |  2012

GRAND PRIX AT JAZZ JUNIORS FESTIVAL IN KRAKOW  |  2013

(with Bartosz Dworak Quartet)

GRAND PRIX OF LOTOS JAZZ COMPETITION AT
BIELSKA ZADYMKA JAZZOWA  |  2014

(with Bartosz Dworak Quartet)

GRAND PRIX OF INTERNATIONAL ZBIGNIEW SEIFERT JAZZ 
VIOLIN COMPETITION  |  2014

(the prize was awarded by jury consisting of: Mark Feldman, Glen Moore,
 Janusz Stefański)


SCHOLARSHIP OF THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND NATIONAL HERITAGE
"YOUNG POLAND"  | 2015


CITY OF KRAKOW CULTURAL SCHOLARSHIP     |   2016   

SANDWICH ON THE FLOOR   |   2006 - 2015
violinist, co-founder (jazz-rock)

WITKACY THEATER IN ZAKOPANE   |   2007 - PRESENT
violinist, musical band member

KLEZZMATES   |   2012 - PRESENT
violinist, (klezzmer, world music, jazz)

BARTOSZ DWORAK QUARTET   |   2013 - PRESENT
violinist, founder, composer, band leader (jazz)

KLARA CLOUD & THE VALTURES   |   2016.03 - PRESENT
violinist, (jazz, jazz-folk)

ANDRE OCHODLO & ODEM'S QUINTET   |   2016.07 - PRESENT
violinist, (world music, klezmer, jazz)

DWORAK & MATUSIK HYPER DUO   |   2017.02 - PRESENT
violinist, co-founder, (jazz, contemporary improvised music)

BARTOSZ DWORAK STRING QUARTET   |   2017 - PRESENT
violinist, founder, band leader, (jazz)

DUSTIN CARLSON QUINTET   |   2017.04 - PRESENT
violinist, (jazz)