Author: Kristýna Žáková

Štěpán Pokorný

Štěpán Pokorný (born 1989 in Liberec, Czech Republic) is a music composer, conductor,  singer and instrumentalist. He studied conducting and music at the Charles University in Prague  under the leadership of MgA. Marek Štryncl.   As a pianist, he spent his early high school years attending Karel Velebný Summer Jazz  Workshop in Frýdlant v Čechách and […]

Martin Vacula

Martin Vacula was born in Opava in 1980. In 2005, he graduated at the Institut of Art Studies at the University of Ostrava where he studied singing in the class of Michael Kozelsky. He continued his studies with a private tutor, baritone, Václav Zítek between 2003-2008. During his studies, he worked externally with the operatic […]

Kristýna Žáková

Kristýna is a cellist with passion for all genres but especially new contemporary pieces because they challenge her in new ways. She hopes to be part of projects that bring classical music to different audiences than usual. Kristýna very much enjoyed being the musician and organiser at the same time for this project as she […]

Vlado Micenko

Vlado is a musician and an improviser who likes to play different kinds of music.  He finished his Master’s degree  at JAMU (Brno) – Jazz department – double bass . As an exchange student he was studying at Rhythmic Music Conservatory (Copenhagen), North Texas University (Denton), Escola Superior de Música e Artés  do Espetáculo (Porto).  Currently he […]

Hana Kostrunková

After studying at the Music Gymnasium of Jan Neruda in Prague, Hana graduated from Prague Conservatory as a student of Jiří Rajniš. At the Janacek Academy of Performing Arts in Brno, she studied with David Šlechta and successfully graduated in June 2020.  During her studies she has participated in various viola masterclasses led by prominent musicians. She is a sought-after chamber and orchestral player. As a member of a chamber ensemble Comenius, she took part in the International competition Concerto Bohemia and won the 1st […]

Anna Talácková

Anna began her studies at Music Grammar School of Prague in 2008 with Jan Novák, continued studies at the Prague Conservatory with Jan Ostrý and graduated with master’s degree in Jan Ostrý’s class at the University of Ostrava. She is now a student of postgraduate programme at Hochschule für Musik Saarbrücken in Germany in class […]

Štěpán Janoušek

Štěpán Janoušek is a Czech trombone player and a singer. He studied at Konzervatoř Jaroslava Ježka in Prague. He won J. J. Johnson Jazz Trombone Competition in 2015. He’s a member of MarZ, Janoušek-Wróblewski quartet, SKETY, Jazz Dock Orchestra, Concept Art Orchestra, BERG Orchestra and other bands. He is also a sought-after session musician.

Pavel Hrala

Pavel Hrala is a Czech violin, viola and guitar player. He graduated at the Prague Conservatory. In addition to classical music Pavel is interested in pop, rock, electronical music and alternative music. He collaborates with many bands and plays with his band MANU. They published an album in 2019 – Dny, roky, vteřiny (days, years, […]

Pavel Zlámal

Clarinetist, saxophonist, improviser, composer based in Brno. Graduate of the Conservatory in Teplice, master’s degree and doctoral programme at the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno. During studies he spent two years at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. In addition to his education in classical music, he mostly focuses on contemporary, experimental and improvisational music. He works within a wide range of musical practices and tendencies ranging from jazz, free jazz, through contemporary music techniques, to sound experimental and free improvisation. With his thorough classical basis, but also a deep interest in […]

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