Filip Mikulski, a native of Poland, was born in 2001 in Cracow. He is currently a student in the cello class of Jacek Kociuban at Fryderyk Chopin Secondary School of Music in Cracow. He has won over 20 prizes in both national and international music competitions amongst which are: 1st Prize in IMKA Music Competition 2018,Concours “Flame” (Paris, France 2014), International Chamber Music Competition (Tymbark, Poland 2016), Young Musicians International Competition “Citta di Barletta” (Barletta, Italy 2017), Polish-Chinese Competition of Chopin Foundation (Cracow, Poland 2017), Jan Vychytil Cello Competition (Prague, Czech Republic 2018).
He regularly attends masterclasses of the distinguished cellist Katarzyna Polonek (Berlin Piano Trio) who has the great impact on his performance and development. During numerous masterclasses he also worked with professors such as Kazimierz Michalik, Andrzej Orkisz and Tomasz Strahl.
Filip has played as a soloist in many places around Poland, including the Cracow Filharmonic Hall and the Royal Castle in Warsaw. He has also been invited to play solo with his school Youth Orchestra in Ljubliana, Slovenia.
He has a keen interest in chamber and orchestral playing as well, being a member of a piano trio and participating in different orchestral projects, such as Youth Festival Orchestra for Film Music Festival in Cracow. With his school Youth Orchestra he took part in a tournee in Normandie, France.
He is the scholarship holder of National Fund for Children, Pro Cello Foundation and The Foundation of Szymon Goldberg.