At primary and secondary school the Polish bass Wojtek Okraska studied piano and trumpet. He continued his education at the music academy in Lodz, where he obtained a master's degree in pedagogy. Later, in 1987, he also obtained a master's degree in classical singing from Tatiana Mazurkiewicz.
Already during his studies Wojtek started performing. After this he became a member of the permanent ensemble of soloists at the Staatsopera in Wroclaw (Breslau). From 1990 he continued his career with the Chorus of Dutch National Opera. Wojtek also performs regularly as a soloist on various stages throughout the Netherlands.