Pawel Wojciechowski, Poland
Pawel Wojciechowski was born in 2002 in Olsztyn and began studying music at the age of seven. In 2015 he entered the Zenon Brzewski Special Secondary Music School in Warsaw where he is still studying with professor Joanna Lawrynowicz-Just.
Pawel is a laureate of many national and international piano competitions. Among them are: International Piano Competition in memoriam of Vera Lotar – Shevchenko - I prize and Audience Award (Yekaterinburg, Russia 2018), Piano Competition memory Halina Czerny - Stefanska and Ludwik Stefanski - Grand Prix (Plock 2018), International Competition of Young Pianist dedicated to the Work of Fryderyk Chopin – I prize, EMCY prize and prize for the best performer of J. S. Bach’s work, (Narva, Estonia 2018), Hua Biao International Piano Open Competition – I prize (China, 2018), International Krogulski Piano Competition – I prize and special prize ,,Special Promising Talent’’ (Tarnow, Poland 2018), Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Young – I prize (Konin, Poland 2017), International Piano Competition “Peace and Music” - 1 prize and special prize (Pietrozawodsk, Russia 2016).
He has taken part in master classes led by Joanna Ławrynowicz - Just, Rena Shereshevskaya, Kevin Kenner, Vladimir Slobodyan, Wojciech Świtała, Petras Geniusas, Carlo Grante, Kiryl Keduk, Bogdan Czapiewski, Pawel Zawadzki, Elzbieta Stefanska and Lubow Nawrocka.
In 2015, on the professor’s Vladimir Slobodyan special invitation, Pawel Wojciechowski performed in Kaliningrad with the Kaliningrad Philharmonic Orchestra. He has also played at Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, Salle Cortot in Paris, Eindhoven Philharmonic, Kaunas Philharmonic Hall, Tallinn Philharmonic Hall, Jelenia Gora Philharmonic Hall, Kielce Philharmonic Hall and Olsztyn Philharmonic Hall, among other venues with the Lower Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Kaunas Symphony Orchestra, the Tallinn Symphony Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of the Holy Cross Philharmonic and Olsztyn Philharmonic Orchestra. Pawel performed also on Fryderyk Chopin’s Birthday Concert in Warsaw. He is a three - time recipient of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage and scholarship programme “Young Poland”. He is under the care of the Polish Children’s Fund and Rotary Club.
F.Chopin Scherzo op.20