Born in Vancouver, Michael Kolk has performed at music festivals and concert halls throughout Europe and North America. A prizewinner at numerous guitar competitions, he has released four solo albums to date, as well as three releases as part of the HK Guitar Duo, and an album of Mauro Giuliani duos with Jeffrey McFadden. His solo album, Mosaic, was critically acclaimed by The WholeNote magazine, and received frequent radio play in Canada.
He has collaborated with many musicians in both classical and popular genres, and has performed with the Toronto Philharmonia Orchestra, the Canadian Opera Company and CineConcerts, among others. Kolk holds an Associate of The Royal Conservatory of Music (ARCT) performance diploma from The Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, and a master’s degree in guitar performance from the University of Toronto. In addition to performing, he currently lives and teaches in Toronto.
For more information, visit www.michaelkolkguitar.com.