Kacper Puczko is a “leading” saxophonist for the younger generation. He is a student at the “Zenon Brzewski” high school of musical talents in Warsaw in the class of Paweł Gusnar and Alicja Wołyńczyk. Despite his young age, Kacper won around forty prizes in the most prestigious music competitions, including a second place in the group of Young Soloists at the Adolphe Sax International Competition in Paris at the age of 14 (2018), the Grand Prize at the Pro Bohemia competition at the Ostrava music conservatory, a Gold Award at the EMONA Festival 2018 competition in Ljubljana, Slovenia, a first place in the “Woodwind and Brass” competition in Varaždin in Croatia and a second place at the 7th International Competition in Lübeck, Germany.
Kacper Puczko will also participate in the TV competition “Young Polish Musician of the Year” in March 2020.
Kacper and his saxophone quartet won the most important Polish competition for chamber orchestra at the Art Education Center. Kacper Puczko also plays baritone saxophone with the Warsaw Saxophone Orchestra. Since 2019, he has been giving concerts with the remarkable harpist Marcelina Dąbek.
He gives numerous concerts in Poland, notably at the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, at the Polish Radio Concert Studio or at the Royal Castle in Warsaw. He has also given concerts abroad, in Vienna (in Austria), in Varaždina (in Croatia), in Maruševcu (in Croatia), in Vilnius (in Lithuania), in Ostrava (in the Czech Republic), in Gap ( in France), in Arosa (in Switzerland) and in Bad Homburg (in Germany).
For several years, Kacper Puczko has participated in renowned saxophone lessons, for example at the European Saxophone University in Gap, at a Masterclass in Arosa in Switzerland, at the Sibelius Summer Academy Woodwind in Helsinki, at the International Saxophone Masterclass in Bad Homburg in Germany and at the international saxophone workshop in Szczecinek. He had lessons with exceptional saxophonists such as Claude Delangle, Vincent David, Jean-Denis Michat, Arno Bornkamp, Simon Diricq, Lars Mlekusch, Timothy McAllister or Joonatan Rautiola.
Kacper Puczko won a scholarship from the most prestigious scholarship program "Young Poland" (2019) and received two scholarships from the Polish Minister of Culture (2019, 2020) for his outstanding artistic achievements.