|Having graduated from grammar school in Uherské Hradiště, Czech Republic, Martin is
currently a student of the Prague Conservatory in the class of Prof. L. Horák. He has been
playing the accordion since the age of six.
After winning the national round of the
Eurovision Young Musicians competition, he represented the Czech Republic in Cologne,
Germany, performing as a soloist with the WDR orchestra in the competition finale.
Thanks to his excellence in competitions, he has had the opportunity to perform with the
Brno Philharmonic, the B. Martinů Philharmonic, and with celebrities such as Václav
Hudeček, Jaroslav Svěcený, and Lubomír Brabec.
He is a laureate of the Golden Nut
prize awarded to the most talented children of the Czech Republic. His other extraordinary
accomplishments include 4th place in the world accordeon competition in Castelfidard,
Italy (2017). He has performed in concert at many festivals, such as the Musical
Holidays in Prague, the Stockholm Accordeon Festival, the Znojmo Music Festival, the
Concentus Moraviae Music Festival, the Festival Preludium Aloise Motýla, Classical Music
Festival in Honor of Rudolf Firkušný, and Dvořákova Praha. He has also appeared several
times on Czech Television.
In 2019 he was awarded 1st prize and named absolute
winner of international competitions in Vienna, Kligenthal, and Ostrava. He won second
place at international competitions in Portugal (Alcobaca) and Belgium (Mons). His most
recent accomplishment is 1st place at an international competition in Prague, where won
1st place in both the solo and chamber music categories.