He graduated from the Academy of Music in Cracow in the violin class of Professor Robert Kabara and from Academy of Music in Katowice at the Department of Jazz and Contemporary Music in Katowice.
He is a laureate of the International Violin Competition in Katowice. He has received the Scholarship of the Minister of Culture and Art and the Schoolarship Silesian Voivodeship. Marcin Hałat is a musician with a broad spectrum of interests. It comes in a variety of formations such as jazz trio, classical chamber ensembles and symphony orchestra.
In 2003 he began his collaboration with the orchestra of the capital city of Cracow, Sinfonietta Cracovia, with whom he had the opportunity to play under the baton of such conductors as, Lorin Maazel, and John Axelrod, played at major international festivals such as Colmar in France, Schleswig-Holstein in Germany, White Nights in Russia, Carrinthischer Sommer in Austria, Europamusicale in Germany, Murten Classics in Switzerland, Le Dieci Giornati in Brescia, Italy, in Guide Polignac Festival in France and many others. Over the many years of cooperation with the Sinfonietta he has participated in many recordings for the prestigious european labels and took part in concerts of insignificant artistic value.
Parallel operated in the field of jazz and improvised music, collaborating with jazz pianist Adam Makowicz or leading their own teams. In 2011 he was invited to work with the "Atom String Quartet," the first jazz string quartet in Poland, which won two awards of the Polish phonographic industry Fryderyk in the category "Jazz Phonographic Debut of the Year" and "Album of the Year-Jazz music." At the same time he operated chamber, contributing to duets, trios and quartets, whose idea was to present the nineteenth and twentieth-century chamber works.
In Poland Marcin Hałat performed as a soloist, chamber musician and member of the symphony orchestra at such festivals as the Warsaw Autumn Music Festival in Łańcut, Karol Szymanowski Festival in Zakopane, Easter Festival of Ludwig van Beethoven, Sacred Profane, Circles Arts Festival in Cieszyn, Jewish Culture Festival in Cracow.
In 2006 he started working at the Institute of Music of the University of Silesia in Cieszyn, as academic and educational .
The whole area of his previous experience in the field of violin has been summed up and crowned in receiving in 2013 a doctoral degree in musical arts, the discipline of art - instrumental.