Leszek Szarzynski
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He graduated from the Academy of Music in KrakÓw in 1977 in the flute class of Prof. Barbara Swiatek-Zelazny. During the years 1976-1979 he was the first flutist of the Philharmonic Orchestra in Olsztyn and during the season of 1979/1980 of the Philharmonic Orchestra in Szczecin. During the years 1981-1984 he stayed in Egypt working as the first flutist of Cairo Symphony Orchestra and the lecturer at Cairo Conservatory. There he established the ensemble Pro Musica consisting of musicians from different countries. This was the initial model for the ensemble established in Olsztyn in 1985 under the same name.

During the years 1985-1992 Leszek Szarzynski with Pro Musica made numerous recordings for radio and television and presented concerts in Poland and abroad. From 1985 until 1997 he was the first flutist, during the years 1997-1999 the artistic director and as of 2000 the general director of Feliks Nowowiejski Philharmonic Orchestra in Olsztyn. In September 1992 he established the Pro Musica Antiqua chamber music ensemble, which artistic director and manager he is. Since 1993 he is also the artistic director of Summer Concerts and since 1995 - Gi_ycko Organ and Chamber Music Concerts. As of 1996 he has been a co-organizer of evening events 'Cavata at Olsztyn Castle'. During the years 2000-2002 he was the general director of Elk Flute Academy. Since 2001 he has been artistic director of the Mazurian festival of Arts, Cultures and Nations and plenipotentiary of the city president for culture and education. During the years 2003-2004 he was the consultant of the voivode of Warmia and Mazury for culture. In 1999 he became the professor at the Chair of Music at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn.

As a soloist and member of chamber music ensembles, he performed in several countries including Egypt, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, France, Russia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Lithuania and Sweden. He is also cooperatives with numerous philharmonic orchestras in Poland. He made many recordings for archives and on CD's. His achievements were honored by many awards, for example 'Atut 94' and 'Golden Record' granted by DUX Phonographic Company. During the years 1995-2004 with Pro Musica Antiqua he recorded 4 CD's with baroque sonatas of German, Italian, French, English and polish composers (old-time and modern) - as the realization of 'European music in the historic buildings of Warmia and Mazury' project. In artist's output we can find solo record with polish modern music registered at the Warsaw Philharmonic among with Warsaw Chamber Orchestra in 2001.

Leszek Szarzynski plays the flute by Pearl Handmade Flute, 14 k, Gold Body, 'Maesta' 9840RBE model and since 2002 is an artistic director of that company.