biography

    Paweł Wróbel, organist; born 24th April 1984 in Jaslo, studied at the Frederic Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw with Andrzej Chorosiński, the University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart with Jon Laukvik and the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz with Gunther Rost.


    In 2012 he received a doctorate in musical arts at the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań.


    Paweł Wróbel earned his various prizes during international organ competitions in: Poznań (2005), Gdańsk (2006), Zürich (2011), Miami (2012).


   In 2007 he received a prestigious scholarship from Keimyung Research Foundation at the University of Seoul.


    He has participated in many sessions and master courses in organ playing,conducted by the most distinguished specialists, such as :Ludger Lohmann, Gerhard Weinberger, Bernhard Haas, Wolfgang Zerer, Martin Sander, Christoph Krummacher.


    His great interest in symphonic and piano music was an inspiration to transcribe for the organ, piano and orchestra pieces by J.S. Bach, F. Liszt, S. Prokofiev, S. Rachmaninoff and I. Stravinsky.


His organ transcription of Funérailles by F. Liszt was published by Polihymnia, Lublin 2010.


    During the concert of the Club of Young Polish Composers, which took place within the confines of festival “Warsaw Autumn” (on 20th September 2008) he performed the following four compositions: Stained glass by Barbara Kaszuba, Trans. For. My Emptiness (Transforma) by Klaudia Pasternak, Proxima Centauri by Mateusz Ryczek, Deformations by Jacek Sotomski and he took part in compact disc ”live” recording of this concert by Musicon, Warsaw 2008.


    He teaches at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, the Organist School and Ludomir Różycki State Music School, both in Kielce.