TROMBONE

ARKADIUSZ GORECKI

The Frank & Lucy Lipp Memorial Chair

 

 

Arkadiusz Gorecki, born in Olsztyn, Poland, began his studies on the trombone at age 16 in classes conducted by Professor Roman Siwek at the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Poland. He completed his studies in 2000, obtaining a Master Degree in Trombone Performance. During time, he began to study at the Conservator Superieur de Paris, under the tutelage of trombone virtuoso Professor Jacques Mauger and in 2001 completed his degree obtaining the First Prize Unanimously in the Paris Conservatory trombone master solo class. 

TROMBONE

Arkadiusz Gorecki 

The Frank & Lucy Lipp Memorial Chair

Arkadiusz Gorecki, born in Olsztyn, Poland, began his studies on the trombone at age 16 in classes conducted by Professor Roman Siwek at the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Poland. He completed his studies in 2000, obtaining a Master Degree in Trombone Performance. During time, he began to study at the Conservator Superieur de Paris, under the tutelage of trombone virtuoso Professor Jacques Mauger and in 2001 completed his degree obtaining the First Prize Unanimously in the Paris Conservatory trombone master solo class. 

He was also a member of a well known European choir, Collegium Canticum, with which he toured all over the Europe from 1985 to 1990. He participated in many international trombone and brass master classes. He studied under various professors including Ardash Marderosian, Vern Kagarice, Michel Becquet, Alain Manfrin, Jean Raffard and Jay Friedman, and has been awarded many prizes in trombone and art competitions. The most notable of these awards are First Prize in the International Master Class Trombone Competition in Nice, France, in 1999; First Prize in the International Music Art Competition of Leopold Bellan in Paris in 2001; and First Prize Unanimously in the Paris Conservatory Trombone Competition in 2001. From 2000 to 2001, he received a stipend scholarship from the Ministry of Culture of the French and Polish Governments. 

 

Arkadiusz has cooperated with several orchestras and concert groups in Europe, such as the Poland National Philharmonic Orchestra, Warsaw Brass. While with the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Warsaw, he was the Principal Trombonist from 1999 to 2000. He has made numerous recordings for Jazz and Popular Music, as well as performing as a soloist numerous times with organ, with piano and in musical groups in France, Germany, Belgium, Poland and other countries. As the Principal Trombonist in the World Tour Orchestra, he participated in an European Tour with famous Rock Group "YES."

Since August, 2002, he has been an assistant to Trombone Professor Elliot Chasanov at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At the same time, he has continued his studies toward a Doctor of Art in Performance. Since October, 2002, he has been a member of the Trombone section of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. In 2002, he formed The Civic Trombone Quartet. Since September, 2003, he began his studies at the Roosevelt University of Chicago under J. Friedman, who is a Principal Trombonist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, completing his studies with a Professional Diploma in Orchestral Studies. Since 2004, Arkadiusz Gorecki has played several times as an extra and substitute trombonist with Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia da Camera, and other orchestras and chamber groups in the Chicago area. For the 2006-2007 season, Arkadiusz is starting a new project, CITE -- The Chicago International Trombone Ensemble.

"Music fills my whole life; it is my escape from reality to a better world. I've found peace, love, and joy in music, and I'm happy when I can share those feelings with other people by playing."

Arkadiusz Gorecki, trombone

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