A duo of professional musicians that displays percussion music in a fresh and original format.
Two friends that knew each other since the earliest school days.
They are brought together by their passion for performing music, their love for percussion instruments, and their musical openness.
Arnold & Frączek Percussion Duo
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Tomasz Arnold – composer and percussionist from Krakow. His areas of work include: composition, percussion performance (solo and collaborative), electronic music and improvisation. In his work he tries to develop a language of understanding that can function across varieties of genres and musical expressions. Five times winner of international solo marimba and percussion competitions.
Performed as a soloist and ensemble member in Europe, Asia and countries of both Americas. He studied at prestigious music conservatories and universities in the USA.
Jakub Frączek - percussionist and marimbist, winner of numerous percussion competitions.
His musical interests oscillate between solo and chamber music performance. He performed in Germany, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Bulgaria and in the prestigious Carnegie Hall in the heart of New York City. Jakub is a recipient of grants from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. In the recent years he opened Marimba Laboratory School of Percussion where he shares his musical knowledge and spreads love for percussion.