Gergely Lukács

began his musical studies at the age of 6 in Zalaszentgrót under the hands of Attila Johann. Later he studied at Béla Bartók Music Conservatory, Budapest where he was tutored by Gábor Adamik. He was mentored by László Szabó and Roland Szentpáli and earned his MA degree as a tuba player at Franz Liszt Music Academy.

He has been performing solo several times with symphonic orchestras all around the world. He won first prize at the National Brass Competition in 2012, and a year later he won the International Brass Contest in Brno, Czech Republic. He was winner of the tuba contest of the International Tuba and Euphonium Association in Bloomington, United States. He also won the first Bucharest Brass Competition and he won the International Brass Competiton ofNew Zealand Brass Festival in 2021. His other achievements include first prize at tuba competitions in Varazdin; Croatia, Brno; Czech Republic; he was also a prize winner at tuba competitions, including Jeju; South Korea, Markneukirchen; Germany, Tours; France, Iowa City; United States. In 2015 he was granted scholarship by the Bank of China. He qualified to the final of the TV show “Virtuosos” in 2017 and was awarded Batthyány medal of the town of Zalaszentgrót as well as the junior grade award of the Hungarian state called Prima Primissima.

In 2018 he was recipient of Annie Fischer scholarship. He attended masterclasses of the following artists: Roland Szentpáli, Oystein Baadsvik, Sergio Carolino, Daniel Perantoni. He is a member of Heavy Brass Guys Tuba Quartet, the only tuba quartet of Hungary. His first solo album called “Fifty shades of tuba” released in 2019. He is the principal tuba player of Danube Orchestra from Óbuda since 2017.