Born in 1990, a jazz pianist and composer. One of the most frequently awarded jazz musicians of the young generation studied at Krakow’s Academy of Music, and later at Berklee College of Music.
World-famous pianist, composer and educator, but also a politician and champion of Poland’s independence. He learned at Warsaw’s Music Institute (1873–1878), where he later taught the piano. In 1882 and again in 1884 he studied twice for half a year in Berlin. His piano studies with Theodor Leschetizky in Vienna were made possible by Helena Modrzejewska’s support. He was a lecturer in harmony and counterpoint at Strasbourg Conservatory.
One of the most significant twentieth-century Polish composers, Palester is often seen as a “successor to Karol Szymanowski.” He studied piano at the Krakow Institute of Music and at the conservatory in Lwów (now L’viv), as well as art history as the University of Warsaw and composition and music theory at Warsaw Conservatory.
Jazz saxophonist and composer, a leading figure in the Polish and European jazz scene; 15-time ‘Jazz Forum’ magazine’s Best Soprano Saxophonist.
An artist combining acoustic tradition with electronic modernity; composer of, among others, the opera Madame Curie. Born on 20th October 1943 in Lwów (now Lviv), she graduated in sound engineering from the class of Antoni Karużas at the State Higher School of Music in Warsaw
Composer, lawyer, and educator, author of the concept of musical ‘aftersounds’. He studied law at the University of Łódź, music theory with Marta Szoka and composition with Zygmunt Krauze at the G. and K. Bacewicz Academy of Music in Łódź. He then took up postgraduate studies with Ivan Fedele at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome (2007–2010), and at the Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique in Paris (2011–2014).
A leading Polish jazz pianist, graduate of Boston’s Berklee College of Music (1987–1990, Oscar Peterson Prize winner), semi-finalist of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Piano Competition in Washington, and member of the orchestra led by the legendary clarinettist Artie Shaw.
Composer, pianist, arranger and conductor Adam Sztaba graduated from Zbigniew Rudziński’s composition class at Warsaw’s Chopin Academy (now – University) of Music. He made his debut as a composer in the musical Fatamorgana? staged at the Dramatyczny Theatre in Koszalin (1993).
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