Matěj Freml

was born 1982 in Teplice, Czech Republic. His father Jiří Freml gave him his first guitar lesson at the age of 8, at the music school in Zruč nad Sázavou. In 1996-2002 he studied at Jan-Neruda-High School (which is specialized in music) with Václav Kučera and then continued to study at the conservatory in Pardubice, where he graduated in the class of Petr Saidl in 2004. In 2007/2008 he studied as an exchange student at the Liszt School of Music in Weimar, Germany, in the class of Prof. Thomas Müller-Pering. In 2009 he completed his master degree at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno under Prof. Martin Mysliveček and doc. Mgr. Vladislav Bláha, ArtD and in 2012 he completed here also his Ph.D. degree under prof. Barbara Willi, Ph.D. Currently he is studying chamber music within the ‚Aufbau B' program with Patrick Vacík in the class of Prof. Thomas Müller-Pering at the Franz Liszt School of Music.

During his studies Matěj Freml successfully took part in many national and international competitions (International Guitar Competition Kutná Hora / Czech Republic, Guitar Art Festival – Belgrade / Serbia, Guitar Competition John W. Duarte – Rust / Austria, Competition J. K. Mertz – Bratislava / Slovakia, Concorso E. Marcatali – Gorizia / Italy, Split Guitar Festival – Split / Croatia et al.).

MgA. Matěj Freml, Ph.D. is teaching at the Music school in Zruč nad Sázavou and since 2012 at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno, Czech Republic.