Professor Andrzej Dutkiewicz, PhD

He grad­u­at­ed from the Fry­deryk Chopin Acad­e­my of Music in War­saw, where he stud­ied Piano under Jerzy Lefeld and Regi­na Smendzian­ka (1968), as well as Com­po­si­tion (class of Witold Rudz­ińs­ki, 1972). In the peri­od of 1973–1976, as part of the Ful­bright Foun­da­tion schol­ar­ship, he stud­ied Com­po­si­tion (with Samuel Adler) and Piano (with Eugen List) at East­man School of Music in Roche­ster, New York (USA), where he obtained his doc­tor­al degree (Doc­tor of Musi­cal Arts, 1976). He also par­tic­i­pat­ed in the Inter­na­tion­al Com­pe­ti­tions of New Music in Darm­stadt (Ger­many) and, in the peri­od of 1976–1997 he taught Piano and Com­po­si­tion at the inter­na­tion­al sum­mer camp in Inter­lo­chen, Michi­gan (USA).

He has per­formed and giv­en lec­tures at over 50 Amer­i­can uni­ver­si­ties, as well as par­tic­i­pat­ed in numer­ous Euro­pean music fes­ti­vals. He won the 2nd Award at the Inter­na­tion­al Com­pe­ti­tion for Per­form­ers of Con­tem­po­rary Music in Rot­ter­dam (1970). As a com­pos­er he has won awards and dis­tinc­tions at fes­ti­vals in Poland and abroad. For his artis­tic activ­i­ty abroad Pro­fes­sor Andrzej Dutkiewicz was award­ed with the diplo­ma of recog­ni­tion by the Min­is­ter of For­eign Affairs of the Repub­lic of Poland (1990), and the Gold­en Cross of Mer­it. He has per­formed in most coun­tries of Europe, Asia, South Amer­i­ca, in Cuba, Mex­i­co, Jamaica and the USA.

In the peri­od of 1999–2005 Pro­fes­sor Andrzej Dutkiewicz was Dean of the Depart­ment of Piano, Harp­si­chord and Organ at the Fry­deryk Chopin Acad­e­my of Music. Until 2012 he was Head of the Inter­de­part­men­tal Course of New Music. Since 2000 he has been artis­tic man­ag­er of the sum­mer fes­ti­val and music course called “From Chopin to Górec­ki” orga­nized by the FCUM in coop­er­a­tion with the Min­istry of Cul­ture and Nation­al Her­itage.


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