We are very pleased to welcome Mateusz Jabłoński to William Drake Ltd. Mateusz joined the firm in October 2016, after having been awarded the prestigious Richard Bridge bursary.

The Richard Bridge Bursary was established by The Friends of Christ Church Spitalfields to celebrate our firm’s restoration of the 1735 Richard Bridge organ. The aim of this travel bursary is to encourage skilled craftsmanship and excellence in organ building. It assists the successful candidate with a period of workshop training or academic research related to any practical aspect of organ building.

Mateusz gained his experience in through working with Polish organ builders, developing his skills in organ building and tonal finishing as well as a knowledge of the history of the organ.

He studied organ at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Cracow.