music composer

sound editor, designer, engineer

Few Words about Me

foto Jef Kratochvil

I was born in the Czech Republic where I´m still living.

Since 1994 I compose music as professional. I act as composer, producer, arranger, multi-instrumentalist, sound editor, sound designer and sound engineer. I own a small recording studio. I also act as choirmaster, music teacher and theatre actor. I work on Czech leading theatres, I work with Czech leading artists – Bolek Polívka, Peter Lipa, Ondřej Ruml, Hana Holišová, Dodo Gombár, Jakub Nvota…




I write music for theatre and films, I write songs as well as music for advertisment spots. I am open to any type of musical genre. I write contemporary and classical music, from symphonic oratorio through pop to rap and genre fusion.

  • I´ve written music for more than 100 theater performances (often including interpretation, arrangement, recording production, mix and sound design)
  • music for 4 full-length films, 3 TV drama and TV series pilot
  • music, sound edit and sounddesign for 3 short-length films and 8 documentary films
  • symphonic oratorio called „I, Job!“
  • I composed and produced 6 albums (accessible as cd nad mp3 on my czech web)
  • jingles, breaks, signature tunes for 2 radio station and 3 TV station
  • radio and TV advertising spots – more than 500 tunes
  • theme songs, signature tunes (web, tv, radio, events, sporting teams…)
  • music for more than 50 promotions
  • music for different genres (roc, pop, chanson)
  • compositions for brass instruments beginners
  • music trasnscription for piano, guitar, choir


  • 5 author albums
  • film and theater performance music production
  • pop group „Ahoy“
  • multilingual guides for two Czech castles


  • all my music arrangements
  • Zapomenutý příběh (warner music) orchestration and arrangement
  • music adaptation, arrangement, orchestration and staging production of musicals Hair, Cabaret and Limonádový Joe

Sound editor, sound engineeer, sound design

  • I own small fully equipped studio suitabe for soloist and small group recording, mixing, postproduction and sound design
  • edit, mix and postproduction of 5 documentaries
  • recording, editing and production of multilingual guides (13 languages) for 2 czech castles
  • music, editing and mix for 3 short-length stream films
  • children series „Krysáci“ postsync


I play piano, guitar, bass guitar (incl. fretless), bass balalaika, ukulete, flute, harmonica, drums (set, cajon, djembe, darbuka), percussion, balaphone, kalimba, fujara, koncovka, hurdy-gurdy. I own most of these instruments and play them live and in studio. I play and sing live solo and with group, conduct the choir.


  • School of art – piano
  • Pop music arranging and composition – Josef Audes
  • Technical university Brno – software engineering


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