Jakub Waszczeniuk

graduated with honors from the Music High School in Gorzów in the trumpet class of Mr. Włodzimierz Kozłowski. He is a graduate of the trumpet class of Prof. Igor Cecocho at the Academy of Music in Wrocław (AMUZ Wrocław). In 2005, as a fourth-year student, he began working at the Sinfonia Varsovia orchestra, where he holds the position of principal solo trumpeter. Since then, he has performed nearly a thousand concerts with Sinfonia Varsovia, appearing in the most prestigious concert halls around the world. He has also performed as a soloist on numerous occasions, including with Sinfonia Varsovia, the Łódź Philharmonic Orchestra, the Poznań Philharmonic Orchestra, the Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Kielce Philharmonic Orchestra, the Gorzów Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Lower Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra. In July 2006, he performed as a soloist at the inaugural concert of the Chopin and His Europe festival. Together with Martha Argerich and the Sinfonia Varsovia orchestra under the direction of Alexander Rabinowich-Barakovsky, he performed Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2 for piano, trumpet, and string orchestra, Op. 35, from which a CD was released.

He has collaborated with many orchestras, including the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Aukso, Leopoldinum, the Łódź Philharmonic Orchestra, the Szczecin Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Beethoven Academy Orchestra. He conducts master class sessions (e.g., at ZAM Lusławice, Letnie Tortury Muzyczne Wadowice) as well as webinars. The artist is also involved in numerous ensembles such as Queen Symfonicznie, Sinfonia Varsovia Brass, and the Polish Brass Quintet.

In addition to classical music, the artist also performs popular music. He collaborates with entertainment orchestras led by Zygmunt Kukla, Tomek Szymuś, Grzegorz Urban, Daniel Nosewicz, and Krzysztof Herdzin. He has participated in many television productions such as the KFPP Opole festival, Top Of The Top Sopot, and Dancing With The Stars. He has recorded albums for artists such as Zbigniew Wodecki, Ania Szarmach, Maryla Rodowicz, Piotr Rubik, Robert Gawliński, Krzysztof Herdzin, as well as several theme songs for television programs (e.g., 997).

He teaches trumpet at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music as an assistant professor.

Jakub Waszczeniuk is an artist endorsed by Schilke.