Born July 4, 1955 in Rumburk.
Studied guitar under the guidance of the legendary professor Jiří Jirmal and than at a Music Conservatory in Prague and Teplice.
Since 1989 he has been playing in ragtime duo with guitarist Adib Ghalim, with whom he has recorded 2 albums: RAGTIME GUITAR and other specialities (1992) and BEATLEMANIA RAG (1995).
He is a member of the Njorek and Arionas bands and occasionally performs with a violinist of Czech Philharmonic Viktor Mazáček.
He taught in various types of schools in the Czech Republic and Germany. He used this pedagogical experience to create a popular publication "Guitar - School of Guitar Play”
Since 2011 he has also been performing solo, literally all over the world - Germany, Japan, Mexico, USA, Kazakhstan ...
In 2012, the 1st profile CD Stanislav Barek was finally published under the title MINIMAL HOPE.
For his 60th birthday, he treated himself to STANISLAV BAREK and FRIENDS album, starring world-class guitarists such as Tommy Emmanuel, Peppino D'Agostino, Laurence Juber, Jennifer Batten.
He is a founder, dramaturge and director of a festival with more than twenty-year-long tradition,"GUITAR ACROSS STYLES", where every year the best guitar players from all over the world come to Czech Republic.