Professor Krzysztof Podejko, DMus Hab.

Krzysztof Pode­jko stud­ied the vio­lin at the State Col­lege of Music (now the Fry­deryk Chopin Uni­ver­si­ty of Music) in War­saw in Pro­fes­sor Ire­na Dubiska’s class. He con­tin­ued his post­grad­u­ate stud­ies with Pro­fes­sor Tadeusz Wrońs­ki.

He won first prize at the Pol­ish Nation­al Inter-Col­lege Cham­ber Music Com­pe­ti­tion in Łódź, first prize at the Inter­na­tion­al Vio­lin Com­pe­ti­tion in Markneukirchen (Ger­many) and first prize and Grand Prix at the Inter­na­tion­al String Quar­tet Com­pe­ti­tion in Col­mar (France).

He has worked with the Nation­al Phil­har­mon­ic Cham­ber Ensem­ble under Karol Teutsch and lat­er with Jerzy Maksymiuk’s Pol­ish Cham­ber Orches­tra. He was also mem­ber of the “Pol­ish Quar­tet” and the famous “War­saw Quin­tet” with Władys­law Szpil­man, Ste­fan Kamasa, Andrzej Ork­isz and Jan Tawroszewicz. He has toured the whole of Europe, Aus­tralia, New Zealand, Japan and the USA as a soloist and cham­ber musi­cian.

He has per­formed at such famous con­cert halls as: Wig­more Hall (Lon­don), Carnegie Hall (New York), Pleyel Hall (Paris), Fin­lan­dia Hause (Helsin­ki), Mex­i­co Uni­ver­si­ty, Sid­ney Opera, Con­cert­ge­bouw (Ams­ter­dam), M. Glin­ka Hall (Sanct Peters­burg), Grand Audi­to­ri­um de Radio France (Paris) and the Art Cen­tre (Tau­gu, South Korea).

Krzysztof Pode­jko has fre­quent­ly record­ed for radio broad­cast­ing hous­es in Berlin, Cologne, Düs­sel­dorf, Basil, Bern and Pol­ish Radio. He has also been con­cert­mas­ter for the War­saw Cham­ber Orches­tra and the Staat­sthe­ater orches­tra in Darm­stadt (Ger­many).

He con­ducts sem­i­nars for teach­ers and stu­dents at var­i­ous lev­els of edu­ca­tion. He also sits on the juries of many audi­tions and com­pe­ti­tions. He has led Mas­ter Cours­es in Lublin, Kyong Ju — Som­mer Music Camp & Fes­ti­val (South Korea), the Music Forum “From Chopin to Górec­ki” (AMFC War­saw) and Mas­ter Cours­es for stu­dents of SOAI Uni­ver­si­ty in Osa­ka. He taught the vio­lin as Vis­it­ing Pro­fes­sor at Keimyung Uni­ver­si­ty Daegu (South Korea) for three semes­ters and Keimyung F. Chopin Acad­e­my of Music Daegu for two semes­ters.

Krzysztof Pode­jko is an expert at the State Accred­i­ta­tion Com­mis­sion at the Min­istry of Edu­ca­tion.

In March 2004 he received the title of Pro­fes­sor of Musi­cal Arts from the Pres­i­dent of the Repub­lic of Poland.

In 1990 he began to teach a mas­ter vio­lin class at the Fry­deryk Chopin Uni­ver­si­ty of Music in War­saw.

last modified: 05/05/2015