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Training
1976-1980   K. Szymanowski High School of Music, Warsaw (diploma in piano performance)
1980-1986   F. Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, M.A. in composition, studies with Włodzimierz Kotoński
1986-1988   Royal Conservatory of Music, The Hague, Holland, postgraduate studies in composition with Louis Andriessen
1983-1990   Participant in the International Courses for Young Composers, organized by the ISCM (Polish Section) in Kazimierz Dolny, Poland
1984, 1988   Participant in the International Courses of New Music in Darmstadt, Germany

Appointments
1992   Lecturer at the F. Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw
1995   Lecturer at the First International Courses for Young Composers in Apeldoorn, Holland, organized by the Gaudeamus Foundation
1996 and 2000   Lecturer at the International Courses for Young Composers, organized by the ISCM (Polish Section) in Radziejowice, Poland
2001   Lecturer at the Seventh International Courses for Young Composers in Apeldoorn, Holland, organized by the Gaudeamus Foundation
2005   Guest professor at the Conservatory of Music, Arnhem/Zwolle, Holland
2007   Guest professor at the ESMUC, Music Academy, Barcelona

Fellowships
1990   Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Berliner Kunstlerprogramm
1993 – 2009   Grants from Fonds voor de Scheppende Toonkunst, Holland

Composer-in-residence
1999-2000  Composer-in-residence at Het Gelders Orkest in The Netherlands

Guest lectures
1989   Sender Freies, Berlin, Germany
1989   Conservatory of Music, Rotterdam, Holland
1990   Academy of Music, Warsaw , Poland
1990   Conservatory of Music, Arnhem, Holland
1992   Conservatory of Music, Arnhem, Holland
1993   York University, York, England
1994   Odense and Kopenhagen, Denmark
1994   Munich Biennale, Munich, Germany
1996   Munich Biennale, Munich, Germany
1998   Long Beach, Los Angeles, USA
1998   Santa Monica, Los Angeles, USA
1998   University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
1998   Conservatory of Music, Münster, Germany
2001   Conservatory of Music, Budapest, Hungary
2002   Bavarian State Oper, Munich, Germany
2002   Musis Sacrum, Arnhem, Holland
2002   Conservatory of Music, Łódz, Poland
2002   Conservatory of Music, Amsterdam, Holland
2004   Other Minds Festival 10, San Francisco
2005   Soundstreams Canada, Toronto
2006   Schiermonnikoog Chamber Music Festival, Holland

Jury Membership
1992   Member of the National Jury for the World Music Days of the ISCM (Polish Section)
1995   Member of the Jury at the Munich Biennale (Opera Competition)
2002   Member of the Jury at the International Gaudeamus Music Week, Amsterdam
2003   Member of the Jury at the Kazimierz Serocki 9th Int. Composers’ Competition, Warsaw
2004   Member of the Jury at the Sixth Edition of the International New Chamber Opera Competition “Orpheus-Luciano Berio 2003-2004” in Spoleto, Italy
2005   Member of the Jury at the 9th International Competition of Contemporary Chamber Music in Cracow
2007   Member of the Jury at the 11th International Competition of Contemporary Chamber Music in Cracow