Jakub Kowalik - born on 1th March 1979 in Katowice. In 1986 he passed the exam to Stanisław Moniuszko Elementary School of Music, continued education (viola class) at Music High School in Katowice, finished with special award for best student. With Music High School Symphony Orchestra performed in Poland and abroad. Three times participated in International Music Courses in Łańcut. In 1998 -2003 he was a student at Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice.
Many times invited to Orchestral Music Courses in Bayreuth (Germany). In 2001, 2002, 2003 he received scholarship for famous International Chamber Music and Festival Orchestra Summer Program in Idyllwild (USA). Jakub has been leader viola player at "Camerata Impuls" since 1999. As a professional musician has been employed at Częstochowa Philharmonic since 2002, played in Poland, Germany and South Korea. Also gives many concerts with Silesian Chamber Orchestra and National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra.