Maria Kudelka and Piotr Kudelka are vocal-guitar duo from Katowice(Poland). They have performed in various venues such as Cogitatur, Rialto, Sosnowiec Center of Art-Sielecki Castle. They also performed in parties organized by various cultural organizations and societies. Some of them are the Silesian Society of Managers, University of Silesia, The Cardiology Development Foundation, and Extravagancy Gallery for PZU company and many more.
Their passion for music performance started at a very young age when they started playing instruments in bands and as solos.
Maria is presently pursuing her studies in Jazz at Middlesex University in London. She previously studied at the Krakow school of Jazz and Contemporary music where she received intensive training in jazz vocal under the well known vocalist Beata Przybytek.
Piotr completed his music studies at the prestigious Music Academy in Katowice, named after K.Szymanowski where he specialized in Guitar. He has trained under great artists such as Carlo Marchione, Pavel Steidl, Marco Tamayo, Roland Dyens and Rafael Cortes (flamenco). He was placed highly in various guitar competitions such as those in Gdanks, Krynica, Sanok and Cieszyn.
In 2001 Piotr received the President of Katowice City Award as an exceptionally talented youth. He has worked with jazz, funk, pop and classical bands. He has also performed and recorded with theater and television actors. Piotr has performed extensively in Poland, England, Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.
The Duo - Maria and Piotr play self arranged jazz standards, in styles which mainly include jazz-pop, blues and brazilian bossa nova. As a duo they perform as a `Pedro y Mari`.
Last updated: 03/04/2008
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