Winner of numerous first place prizes in guitar competitions and recognized at an early age for his exceptional musicality, Michael Kolk has performed at music festivals and concert halls throughout Europe and North America.
His work with the Henderson-Kolk Guitar Duo has resulted in numerous concert appearances and two albums to date, and he has collaborated with many musicians in both classical and popular genres. He made his orchestral debut as soloist with the Toronto Philharmonia in 2011.
Originally from Vancouver, Michael currently lives and teaches in Toronto. He holds a Performer's ARCT from the Royal Conservatory of Music, and a Master's Degree in Guitar Performance from the University of Toronto.
Michael’s first album on Alma Records, Mosaic: Classical Guitar Favourites, will be released on February 4th. Stay tuned for upcoming live performance dates.