The 45th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference

The Hyatt Regency • Columbus, Ohio • 5.26.20 – 5.30.20

Slawomir Cichor

Recital: Polish trumpet music

Sławomir Cichor, born on the 1st August 1978. He got an honors M.Mus. degree in trumpet-playing in the class of Prof. Igor Cecocho in Music Academy in Wroclaw.. He started career from his participation in the 1999 tour of the Polish Festival Orchestra founded by Krystian Zimerman. The successive stages of his professional career make his work for the Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra (2000) and regular cooperation with Sinfonia Varsovia (2000-2003). From 2003 to 2010 he occupied the position of the principal trumpet player in the Warsaw Philharmonic National Orchestra. Currently he works as the principal trumpet player in the Łódź Philharmonic. 2006 he has been working at the Academy of Music in Łódź, where he did a Ph. D. degree in music and where he currently works on the position of assistant professor.As a orchestral musician Cichor recorded more than 20 CDs with music of: Grzeszczak, Janaček, Karłowicz, Lutosławski, Mahler, Penderecki, Szymanowski, Tansman. Some of these recordings were rewarded of prestigious prizes like the Grammy Award.His solo career contains performances with philharmonic orchestras, wind bands and recitals in international festivals. Dr Cichor is active also as a chamber musician and performer of early music on the baroque trumpet. He won several prizes at polish music competitions and was given The Order of Merit for Services to the Polish Culture, granted by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, as well as The Brown Cross of Merit, granted by the Polish president of the republic. He is a Yamaha performing artist.,

Collaborative Pianiste:

Marta MACIERZYŃSKA, born in Łódź in 1981, studied piano with Beata Cywińska at the Music Academy in Łódź, gaining a diploma with distinction in 2006. She also studied with Fred Oldenburg at the Saxion Hogeschool in Enschede, Holland, thanks to a Socrates grant (2005) and completed doctoral studies with Maria Korecka-Soszkowska at her alma mater (2010). In 2014 she received a doctorate in musical arts from the Instrumental Department of the Music Academy in Katowice. She has developed her skills at numerous masterclasses given by such prominent teachers as Kurt Seibert, Bronisława Kawalla, Józef Stompel, Leonid Tamulevicz, Yossi Reshef, Kazimierz Brzozowski, Jerzy Sterczyński, and Kevin Kenner (at the Summer Music Academy in Kraków and the International Piano Courses in Darmstadt). In May 2010 she joined Kevin Kenner at his recital in the performance of Chopin’s Rondo in C major Op. 73 for two pianos.

Marta Macierzyńska performs both as a soloist and chamber musician. She was a featured artist at the ‘Musical Floralia’ International Piano Festival in Powsin near Warsaw, the International Piano Festival in Nałęczów, St. John’s Church in Brochów (the place of Chopin’s baptism), Chopin’s manor in Żelazowa Wola, the Stanisław Moniuszko Warsaw Music Society, the Karol Nicze Society in Pabianicach, and the Musical Soirees and Musica Moderna sessions at her alma mater.

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