A musician par excellence, Polish‐born Marcin Dylla is one of the world’s most compelling classical guitar players – a true guitar phenomenon praised by critics and music lovers alike. Between 1995 and 2000 he studied at the State Academy of Music Katowice with Wanda Palacz. He continued his musical education in schools abroad: Academy of Music in Basel with Oscar Ghiglia, Academy of Music in Freiburg with Sonja Prunnbauer, and Musical Conservatory in Maastricht with Carlo Marchione. Apart from his charismatic personality, he owes his acclaim to unparalleled number of awards at music competitions. Between 1996 and 2007, he won 19 (!) most prestigious international guitar contests taking place in Europe and in the USA.
He has received several audience awards and has been frequently honoured by the orchestras, with which he performed. In 2002, at the 7th International Guitar Convention in Alessandria, Marcin Dylla was also granted a Gold Guitar, the musical critics’ award for best up‐and‐coming guitar player. That same year he also won the Gold Medal at the International Guitar Competition “Guitar Foundation of America” in Los Angeles (USA), the world’s most prestigious guitar competition. There followed a tour of 50 American cities, during which The Washington Post praised him as one of “the most talented guitarists on the planet”.