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NZSM and Polish Days: Marek Pasieczny


Thu 19 Sep 2013, 7:30pm–9:00pm

Where: Old Museum Building - Massey University, Buckle St, Mt Cook, Entrance D, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music and the Embassy of Poland host a concert performance by award winning Polish guitarist and composer Marek Pasieczny. This concert is the culmination of a week of cultural events marking 40 years of diplomatic relations between Poland and New Zealand. A reception, hosted by the Polish Embassy, will follow the concert. With the major roadworks on Buckle Street, access to the Old Museum Building is via Rugby and Tasman Streets (click here for a map).

Marek Pasieczny completed both a Masters in Guitar Performance with distinction as well as in Composition, first studying at ‘Karol Lipinski Academy of Music’ in Wroclaw under Professor Piotr Zaleski, and later at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Scotland, U.K.

After winning several guitar and composition competitions in Poland and Scotland, Pasieczny has since established a successful career as performer, composer and teacher taking him around the world from Europe (Poland, France, Germany, Italy, Czech Rep., Greece, UK, Holland, Switzerland), South Africa, Asia (China and Japan) to Australasia.

As a soloist, Pasieczny has performed with orchestras such as: BBC Scotland, SBO and RSNO, 'Aukso', 'Vratislavia', 'Orkiestra Swietokrzyska', and recorded for Polish TV, Polish Radio, German ‘Nurnberg’ Radio, and BBC Radio Scotland.

Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music is a joint venture of Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington.

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