Michal Wieczorek

Master of Arts - Major Cello (Tertiary Diploma), Academy of Music (Katowice, Poland).

Principal cello of the Sydney Contemporary Orchestra
Principal cello of the Western Sydney Symphony Orchestra

A winer of many competitions in Poland and Czechoslovakia, Michal gained his Master of Arts degree in cello performance in Poland. Studied Master Classes with Kurt Lewin (Lancut , Poland), Uzi Wiesel (Bayreuth, Germany) and Catherine Hewgill (Sydney, Australia).

Teacher of cello, Michal has extensive experience in teaching and performing. As a cello teacher, he has taught cello in many schools both in Poland and in Australia. As a performer, Michal has host principal cello positions in many orchestras including Polish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Opera House Orchestra, Willoughby Symphony Orchestra, Gosford City Orchestra, Newcastle University Choir Orchestra, Central Coast Conservatorium Orchestra, Australian National Opera to name a few.


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I really want to thanks a lot for this beautiful opportunity, the performance was great, I'm very happy of that.
I hope to collaborate again with you again in the future.

Matteo Tundo - Composer (Italy) 



....an amazing energy, funding and collecting works is needed to organize and realize an orchestra such as SCO and all these wonderful concerts, you make the quality of music rise in every musical work and there are not a lot of you out there.

Trimor Dhomi - Composer (Kosovo)


"Thank you so much for providing such wonderful opportunities for composers! The December 22 concert marked the first time my music has been performed in Australia. Without SCO’s program I may never have reached this important milestone in my composing career. "
Paul Dice, Composer President, International Friendship Through the Performing Arts)