Speaker: Dr Martin Kiszko | Weekly Club Meeting
10 February 2021 Dr Martin Kiszko Poet, Radio, Television and Film composer. This will be a fascinating talk. Martin’s family hails from an area of Poland which is now Belarus. He began his music studies at age seven and was accepted at the Leeds City College of Music at age ten.
He studied music composition with Duncan Druce at Bretton Hall College the University of Leeds and filmmaking with George Brandt at the University of Bristol where he directed and scored the short film Skokholm Light. He later studied with Wyndham Thomas at Bristol to complete his PhD thesis on the growth of balalaika orchestras and the migration of the balalaika.