Martin Peschík studied piano and conducting the Conservatory in České Budějovice. He graduated from conducting at the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno in Prof. Jan Zbavitel’s class. He has been the chief conductor of the West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Mariánské Lázně since 2011, in 2011-2017 he was also its director. Since 2002, he has held the post of choirmaster and conductor at the South Bohemian Theatre České Budějovice, in 2008-2011 he was the ensemble’s chief conductor and since 2011 the conductor. He has staged and conducted a number of operas, operettas, musicals and ballets (Tosca, La Bohème, Pagliacci, Othello, Rigoletto, Faust, L’elisir d’amore, Rusalka, The Gypsy Baron, Die Fledermaus, Die Csárdásfürstin, Finian’s Rainbow, Hello, Dolly!) with this orchestra. He has cooperated with the National Theatre in Brno, Niederbayerische Philharmonie, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Olomouc, Czech Chamber Philharmonic, South Czech Philharmonic, Czech National Symphony Orchestra Prague, Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra, Moldova Philharmonic Orchestra and others. He has conducted in a number of European countries (Germany, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Netherlands, Switzerland, Denmark, Romania) and at important music festivals. He is a sought-after chamber player and répétiteur. He also dedicates himself to composition and adaptation of compositions.