Touted by Classical Guitar Magazine as a ‘spectacular’ musician and his interpretations as ‘truly breathtaking’, Mateusz Kowalski is emerging as a star on the worldwide guitar stage. His repertoire consists of pieces from different epochs – from renaissance to modern compositions. Mateusz was born in Koszalin in 1995. He started learning the guitar at the age of 7 and for the next 12 years, he learnt under the supervision of Dariusz Schmidt in the Grażyna Bacewicz State Music School Complex in Koszalin. He then graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw where he studied with Ryszard Bałauszko. As a concert artist, he performed in the most famous venues worldwide. He has won several international competitions, and has mastered his skills during numerous courses and masterclasses conducted by renowned musicians. Mateusz is very active as a pedagogue, having given several masterclasses and is currently teaching at The Frederic Chopin University of Music in Warsaw.