By many music critics and music lovers, Marcin Dylla is considered one of the most outstanding classical guitar players. He owes this position, among others, to unparalleled number of awards at musical competitions. In 1996-2007 19 times he won the first prize at the most prestigious international guitar contests taking place in Europe and in the USA.
Many times he was honored by awards of the audience and orchestras, with which he performed. In 2002 at the 7th International Guitar Convent in Alessandria, Marcin Dylla was also granted a “gold guitar” musical critics’ award for the best coming young guitar player. His current CD featuring works by Rodrigo, Tansman, Maw and Ponce has reached the NAXOS ‘Top 10 Bestselling Albums’ in September 2008.
Marcin Dylla’s fame in the artistic life of Europe, is confirmed by his participation in many musical festivals, conducting master classes, cooperation with outstanding musicians and orchestras, as well as giving many recitals in prestigious, world concert halls, such as Konzerthaus – Vienna, Musikverein – Vienna, Auditorio Nacional – Madrid, Philharmonic – St. Petersburg, Kleinhans Music Hall – Buffalo N.Y
Marcin Dylla was born on June 6, 1976 in Chorzów. He started to learn to play the guitar at the age of 8, in State School of Music in Ruda ?l?ska. Between 1995-2000 he was studying at the State Academy of Music in Katowice in the guitar class of Ms. Wanda Palacz. He continued his musical education in schools abroad: Musical Academy in Basel with professor Oscar Ghiglia, Musical Academy in Freiburg with professor Sonja Prunnbauer, and Musical Conservatory in Maastricht with Carlo Marchione.