Petr Pomkla graduated from a conservatory and took his degree at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno; subsequently, he studied at l’Ecole Normale de musique de Paris (he obtained a concert licence in 1989), also in Nice and Zürich. Alain Marion, Christian Larde and Alexander Magnin were among his professors.
As a soloist he performed with a musical accompaniment by Czech symphony orchestras in such towns as Brno, Hradec Králové, Olomouc, Zlín and Teplice, in addition, he played with the Suk Chamber Orchestra, the Musici de Praga orchestra, the Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra of South Bohemia, the Moravian Chamber Orchestra, the Czech Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and the orchestra of the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation (Paris).
He was a member of the Orchestre de Jeunes de toute l’Europe (Paris) and the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra (Vienna).
Since 1992 he has been a first flutist of the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra and of the Czech Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. Petr Pomkla plays at recitals accompanied by guitar, harp, piano and string quartet.
He taught the flute playing at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts; now he is working as a teacher at the Church Conservatory in Olomouc. He performed at concerts and musical festivals in many European countries, Southeast Asia and Japan, and as a soloist or chamber player at festivals in various cities, including Bayreuth, Kuhmo, Malaga, Vitoria, Luçon, Saumur, but also Prague, Brno, Hukvaldy and Ostrava.
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