ARTUR SMOLYN

born 1976 in Piekary Slaskie (Poland) is a instrumentalist and audiodesigner. He studied classical music at the music universities in Luebeck, Basel, Mannheim and Montbeliard. He graduated with four diplomas. Ever sience his graduation in the field of classical music he has been working as a trombonist with various orchestras (Sinfonieorchester Biel, Staatstheater Mainz, International New Symphony Orchestra Lemberg, Göttinger Symphonie Orchester, Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Baden-Baden Philharmonie, Theater Basel, Basel Sinfonietta, Grand Théâtre de Genève etc.). Parallel to his professional work, he discovered his passion for electroacoustic music. He started his studies at Elektronische Studio in Basel (Switzerland) and then continued his education in electroacoustic  at the Conservatoire Montbeliard (France).
Artur Smolyn participated in numerous  festivals such as Off Beat Festival Basel (2001), Expo Suisse (2002), Salzburger Festspiele (2008), Kunstfest Weimar (2009),  Salzburger Festspiele (2009), Culturscapes Aserbaidschan (2009), Fimu Festival Bellefort (2010), Ruemlingen Festival (2010), Culturescapes China (2010), Lucerne Festival (2010), Salzburger Festspiele (2011), Taktlos Festival Zuerich (2011), Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (2011), Lucerne Festival (2012), Avant Art Festival Wroclaw (2012), Cracow Jazz Autumn (2012) and Culturescapes Moskau (2012), Cracow Jazz Autumn Reverb (2013), Innersound Festival Bukarest (2013), Meteo Festival Mulhouse (2014), International Artist Summit Birli Hill (2014), Mozg Festival (2015).
He has been worked with various musicians such as Hans Feigenwinter, Wolfgang Rihm, Helmut Lachenmann, Lurie Anderson, Daniel Schnyder, Fritz Hauser, Dominik Blum, Michael Wertmüller, Thomas Kessler and Peter Brötzmann.
For several years Artur has been co_working with his brother Sebastian Smolyn, Samuel Duehsler, Lorenzo Bianchi, Oliver Steidle, Daniel Buess, Maxime Hänsenberger.
He lives ans works in Basel (Switzerland).

© Photos by Anna Kott

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