Grzegorz (born: February 23, 1949 in Poznań – Poland) is a graduate of the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław (Poland), under the tutelage of Professor Włodzimierz Obidowicz. He has also earned degrees from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Brussels where he studied under Professor Jean Claude Vanden-Eynden, and the prestigious Juilliard School of Music in New York, where he studied under Professor Joseph Kalichstein and Professor Abbey Simon. He was awarded fellowships by Belgium’s Ministry of Culture as well as The Barbara Piasecka-Johnson Foundation in the United States, and also received a scholarship from the outstanding American pianist Malcolm Frager. He has done concert tours in Poland, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, the Ukraine, Luxemburg, the United States, the Czech Republic, Australia, Latvia, Korea, Austria and Italy. He has been recorded many times on radio, television and for CDs. He has been and continues to be a juror for many national and international piano competitions. Master classes in Poland, Netherlands, Latvia, Romania, Germany, Izrael, Serbia, Island. He has been teaching piano since 1972 at the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław and the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań (Poland, 1996-2002). Presently, he is the head of the piano section of the Academy of Music in Wrocław.
Rector of the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław (2002-2008). Since 2008 Rector’s Plenipotentiary for Integration with the European Higher Education Area (equivalent to Vice-Rector’s duties and responsibilities), Member of the Polish Council on Art Education (2002-2004); member of the Accreditation Commission – Bologna Process of the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland (CRASP); head of the Accreditation Commission of Schools of Art in Poland (AKUA) (2002-2008); deputy head of the Conference of Rectors of Universities of Art in Poland (KRUA) (2005-2008); expert in defining standards in instrumental education, jazz and stage music on the Polish Council on Higher Education; member of the Economic Committee of the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland; member of the Panel for Creating a Model of Academic Advancement; member of the board of the European higher schools of art network CHAIN; member of the Polifonia Tuning working group within the framework of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen (AEC), AEC Tuning Counselor; member of the AEC Polifonia Accreditation working group; member of the panel for creating procedures and criteria of academic output evaluation at the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education; member of the Polish National Accreditation Commission, head of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education working group preparing and implementing the National Qualification Framework for higher artistic education, member of the Main Council of Higher Education in Poland. From 2011 Council member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulenand member of the Accreditation Committee within AEC; Bologna expert.