Poland, violin, 5.-15.7.,

PIOTR JASIURKOWSKI was born in Lubin (Poland) in 1987.

From 1998 onwards, Piotr studied in the violin class of Prof. Robert Szreder at the Maastricht Academy of Music (The Netherlands). In 2011 he graduated summa cum laude with a Master’s degree with distinction in Violin Performance. Shortly after the graduation he was appointed professor of violin at the Maastricht Academy of Music.

Piotr Jasiurkowski has won various prizes at the international competitions. He has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as: Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, Sinfonia Varsovia,, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Estonia, Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, Korean Chamber Ensemble) and has given recitals and concerts in Europe (e.g. Netherlands – Concertgebouw), Asia (e.g. Korea - Great Concert Hall in Seoul Arts Center) and Africa (e.g. Egipt – Cairo Opera House).

In 2006 he received the Prize of the Minister of the Culture of the Republic of Poland for the most prominent young artists and in 2007 the highly valid two-year Huygens Scholarship in the Netherlands, which was extended for another two years in 2009 due to outstanding achievements.

His debut CD was released in 2010 by the Belgian classical music label "Pavane Records”. The CD was advertized and warmly reviewed by the "Fanfare Magazine” in their May/June 2010 issue.
Piotr plays a highly valuable violin, which is kindly loaned by the Dutch National Instrument Foundation (Nationaal Muziekinstrumenten Fonds).

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