Michal Skulski (Michał Skulski) was born in Zgorzelec in Poland in 1985. At the age of seven he began his musical career on the piano and six years later he discovered the saxophone. Shortly afterwards, he decided to become a professional saxophonist. In 2005 he began his studies in Dresden at the Carl Maria von Weber University of Music with Prof. Finn Wiesner, Prof. Marko Lackner, Prof. Friedhelm Schönfeld and Michael Arnold. During his studies he received a scholarship from the "DAAD" and the "Oskar and Vera Ritter Foundation". During his master class he got inspired by his mentors Prof. Finn Wiesner and Prof. Till Brönner. With his trio "Scrootch" (Rene Bornstein, Flo Bublys) he won the first prize and the audience prize at the Tremplin Jazz Festival in Avignon in 2012. Michal lives in Dresden and plays in various local bands and orchestras as well as in a wide variety of line-ups in the country. Michal has already worked with great musicians like Andy Timmons, Roby Lakatos, Uschi Brüning, Finn Wiesner, Tom Götze, Stefan Bormann, Martin Miller, Joscho Stephan, Johanna Summer, Lars Kutschke, Andreas Scotty Bötcher, Stefan König, Heiko Jung, Jule Malischke, Felix Lehrmann, Sharrie Williams or Prof. Günter Baby Sommer. In addition to his extensive musical activities, Michal enjoys sharing his knowledge. That is why he teaches at two of the largest music schools in Saxony, the Heinrich-Schütz-Konservatorium in Dresden and the music school in the district of Meißen.