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Krzysztof Sowiński

Academy of Music, Poznań (Poland)
Krzysztof Sowiński
Graduated with distinction from Professor Alicja Kledzik’s piano class at the I. J. Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań. In 1992 he earned 3rd prize at the C. Kahn’s European Piano Competition in Paris. He was awarded artistic grants from the F. Chopin Society in Warsaw, F. Liszt Society in Wrocław, and the Ministry of Culture and Art. He has been performing as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Poland and in Germany, Russia, Sweden, Spain, Italy (Sicily), and Hungary. He partnered such soloists as: Iwona Hossa, Jadwiga Kaliszewska, Bartosz Bryła, Jarosław Żołnierczyk, Stefan Kamasa, Lech Bałaban, Katarzyna Budnik Gałązka, Dominik Połoński, Roman Jabłoński and Andrzej Wróbel, and many others. He made many CD recordings: Forgotten and New Pieces for Clarinet by the Szczecin Composers of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, Sonatas, Xaver Scharwenka – piano & chamber music and other. In the years 1993-2001 he was an assistant in Professor Waldemar Andrzejewski’s piano class. He is a lecturer at piano workshops, a member of juries at Polish and European music competitions. He premiered numerous chamber music pieces. Currently, he works as an associate professor in the Department of Chamber Music at the Academy of Music in Poznań. He is also holding the function of the dean of the Faculty of String Instruments, Harp, Guitar and Violinmaking.