In 2006, Mr. János Sutyák was awarded full scholarship to pursue a double Bachelor's Degree at New York’s Bard College and Bard College Conservatory of Music, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in German Studies and a Bachelor of Music in Trombone Performance in 2013.
Mr. Sutyák also completed a one semester exchange program at the Humboldt University in Berlin and a two-year Advanced Performance Studies program at The Bard Conservatory before starting his Artist Diploma at The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in 2015.
Mr. Sutyák has played numerous concerts as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral performer in the USA, Venezuela, Russia, South Africa, Malaysia, Japan, Hong Kong and 20 countries in Europe. As a soloist, Mr. Sutyak has performed twice with the Bard College Conservatory of Music Orchestra and once each with the Jenaer Philarmonie and the Hong Kong Performing Arts Center Orchestra.
Mr. Sutyák is no stranger to the international competition circuit: he won first prize at the Slider Asia International Trombone Competition in Hong Kong, first prize and special prize of the board at the International Brass and Percussion Competition in Hungary, first prize at the Bard College Conservatory of Music Concerto Competition in New York, and third prize at the International Low Brass Competition of the Czech Republic. He is also a recipient of the Zoltán Kodály Prize and an Honorary Cultural Embassador of Tachira county in Venezuela.
János is a co-founder of Saker Music Company and fulfils his duties as International Connections Manager and Sales Manager.