- Department(s): Strings
- Specialism(s): Violin
Kristoffer Dolatko is one of the leading violin teachers in Denmark. He graduated from Feliks Nowowiejski School of Music in Gdansk (Poland) where he studied with Professor Krystyna Jurecka, continuing his studies at the Stanislaw Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdansk in the class of Professor Henryk Keszkowski. He moved from his native Poland to Denmark in 1990 where he started to teach in Northern Jutland and play in the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra.
As a result of his distinguished teaching, Kristoffer Dolatko was invited to be a member of the jury of the Jacob Gade Youth Violin Competition in Vejle. In 2002 he began teaching at the Aarhus Musikskole – one of the best music schools in Denmark. For many years he has enjoyed a very close collaboration with Alf Richard Kraggerud. In 2008 he was appointed to the position of violin tutor at the famous and prestigious Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester, where he is working at present with some of the most talented children from Great Britain and abroad. In 2012 he accepted a teaching position at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus and continues to teach as well at the Aarhus Musikskole. His students have been awarded many prizes at regional, national (Danish) and international competitions.
Kristoffer Dolatko is continuously exploring and searching for new methods of teaching, practising and developing talented young musicians in the best possible way.