József Járóka was born in 1984. He started playing the guitar, when he was 17. After high scool, he studied Hungarian grammar and literature at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Szeged. In 2006, he was admitted to the Conservatory of Music at the University of Szeged. In 2008 he received a special prize for the best Scarlatti interpretation at the National Guitar Competition. After this, he was invited to give a concert at the Hungarian National Radio. At the moment, he is a fourth-year student at the Conservatory of Music at the University of Szeged. His professor is Dávid Pavlovits.