Jakub Staszel was born on April 16, 2003. He started to learn the violin in the 1st grade of the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Comprehensive Music School in Krakow. In 2016 he continued his education in a Krakow junior high and the Wladyslaw Zelenski Secondary Music School, where his violin teacher was Prof. Katarzyna Balas.
In the years 2015 and 2016, he participated in a master class programme “Luslawicka Orkiestra Talentow” (Luslawice Talent Orchestra) at the Krzysztof Penderecki European Centre for Music. In 2016, he was awarded the scholarship of the Pro Musica Bona Foundation. In the years 2018 and 2019, he was awarded the scholarship of the Ministry of Art and National Heritage. He has been the concertmaster of the Penderecki Youth Orchestra since 2018. He participated in numerous courses: Morningside Music Bridge in Calgary, Winter Academy of Music in Luslawice, International Courses in Lancut, and Zakopane Academy of Art, polishing his music skills with the following professors: Marcin Baranowski, Agata Szymczewska, Janusz Wawrowski, Lukasz Blaszczyk, and Bartosz Bryla.
He presently studies with Prof. Marcin Baranowski.