1992 – 1998
Conservatory in Košice (church music, piano – Emília Dzemjanová)
1998 – 2004
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna (organ – Michael Radulescu), winner of the award of the University for the Best Graduate of his Department
2004 – 2008
study at Conservatoire National de Région Strasbourg (Christophe Mantoux), at the same time in solo class at Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart (Ludger Lohmann)
organist and choirmaster in Martinskirche in Filderstadt, Germany
pedagogue at the Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra and at the Private Conservatory in Nitra
During his studies at Košice Conservatory, Marek Štrbák performed at several organ events and festivals in Slovakia. During his Viennese studies he was an organist in Sacré Coeur and Schönbrunn Castle Chapel. In 2001, 2002 and 2005 he performed in the festival Kremnica Castle Organ.
He has attended master classes under renowned European pedagogues and performers, such as Jon Laukvik, Lorenzo Ghielmi, Edgar Krapp, Thierry Escaich, Bernard Focroulle, Jean Wolfs, Hans-Ola Ericsson and others. He has won several awards at international and national competitions.
He is a popular solo and chamber musician, and often performs at home and abroad. He regularly performs and premieres compositions of Slovak authors (in December 2011 premiered Christmas Carol by Iris Szeghy, in September 2012 Laudatórium by Jozef Podprocký). At the present time he is doctoral student and choirmaster of the Academic Choir of Faculty of Education at the Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra and teacher at the music school Tatraškola in Nitra.