Tanya Witek (flute) is the co-founder of BridgeMusik. She is a member of the New York City Ballet Orchestra and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Lincoln Center. She has performed with American Ballet Theater, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Witek received her Master and Doctoral degrees from The Juilliard School as a student of Carol Wincenc. She has appeared at the Banff and Marlboro Music Festivals and has toured with "Musicians from Marlboro." Formerly on the faculty at Montclair State University, Ms. Witek has also worked as a teaching artist for the New York Philharmonic, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center Institute. Her own studies began in Calgary, Canada as a student in the innovative Academy program at Mount Royal Conservatory, where masterclasses with internationally acclaimed artists provided weekly inspiration to the young musicians. These impactful experiences, combined with her professional career as chamber musician, orchestral flutist and teaching artist, led to the creation of BridgeMusik.
Krystof Witek (violin) is the co-founder of BridgeMusik. He performs on Broadway with the Lion King orchestra and with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra at Lincoln Center. Mr. Witek is also concertmaster of the Greenwich Symphony in Connecticut. Born in Poland, he came to study at The Juilliard School in New York with Joseph Fuch, where he received his Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degrees. Mr. Witek has appeared in solo and chamber music concerts in Europe, Canada, Japan and the United States. He has performed with the New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, New York Chamber Symphony, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra and the New York Pops.