Jarosław Galuszka

was born in 1981 in Jelenia Góra. He started accordion classes at the age of 8 in the local Music School, from which he graduated with honours in 2001 in the class of Tomasz Gadzina, MA. In the years 2001-2004 he studied in the Academy of Music in Łódź. Initially, in the accordion class of prof. Bogdan Dowlasz and then in one of prof. Jerzy Jurek. In the years 2004-2006 he continued his studies in the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw (which used to be the Academy of Music) in the class of prof. Jerzy Jurek and graduated with honours, receiving the title of the Master of Arts. In the years 2007-2010 he studied in Konservatorium Privat Universität in Vienna, in the accordion class of prof. Grzegorz Stopa. Jarosław Gałuszka is also a graduate of Hochschule für Musik Detmold in Germany, where he graduated with

“Konzertexamen” also in the class of prof. Grzegorz Stopa (2012).

In 2014 Jarosław Gałuszka received the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts awarded by the Stanisław Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdańsk.

In the course of his studies, he took part in many concerts and music festivals both in Poland and abroad (among others: Festival of Viennese Music, “Gwiazdy Promują" (Stars Promote) Festival and „Silesia Sonans” Festival in Jelenia Góra, "Musica Moderna" Festival in Łódź, Barendorfer Klassik Festival in Iserlohn, Akkordeon Festival in Vienna). He is also the winner of most important awards both in Polish and international accordion competitions as

both soloist and member of chamber orchestra.

Jarosław Gałuszka participated in many master courses run by artists such as: prof. Włodzimierz Lech Puchnowski, prof. Joachim Pichura, prof. Jerzy Kaszuba, prof. Klaudiusz Baran, prof. Yuri Shishkin (Russia), prof. Aleksander Dmitriew (Russia), prof. Wladimir Murza (Ukraine), prof. Mie Miki-Schenck (Japan), prof. Teodoro Anzellotti (Italy), prof. Joseph Macerollo (Canada), prof. Stefan Hussong (Germany), prof. Matti Rantanen (Finland).

He cooperated, among others, with the Lower Silesia Philharmonic Orchestra in Jelenia Góra, the Polish National Radio Orchestra conducted by Jerzy Maksymiuk in Warsaw, MHH Syphonieorchester Orchestra in Hannover, Hochschule für Musik Detmold Orchestra conducted by maestro Ralf Gothóni.

In the summer of 2008 he took part and recorded music for the theatrical play directed by Piotr Szalsza named „Czajka” by Antoni Czechow, which was performed on one of the biggest theatre festivals in Eastern Europe in Austria (Festspiel Reichenau).