French Horn-Henryk Kowalewicz

Henryk KowalewiczBorn on 23.02.1982. in Warsaw, Poland.
Education:
2005 - 2007     Hochschule der Kunste Bern HKB, Switzerland– Musik
                       horn teacher: prof. THOMAS MÜLLER
2001 - 2006     Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Poland
                       horn teacher: prof. JAN JEŻEWSKI
1988 - 2001     Karol Szymanowski Primary and High Music school in Warsaw
                       horn teacher: KRZYSZTOF SPECJAŁ
Prizes:
- II prize – National Horn Competition in Łódź 2006
- I prize (with brass quartet) - National Chamber Music Competition in Warsaw 2005.
- I prize (with woodwind quintet) - National Chamber Music Competition in Warsaw 2005.
- III prize (with brass trio - "Warsaw Brass Trio") - VII International Contemporary Chamber Music Competition - Kraków 2003.
- II prize (with brass quartet) - National Chamber Music Competition in Warsaw 2003.
- I prize and grand prix (with woodwind quintet) - National Chamber Music Competition in Warsaw 2003.
- III prize - Third International Brass Competition in Gdańsk 2002.
- I prize - National Horn Competition in Łódź 2001.
Professional experience:
- Sinfonia Varsovia (Polish Chamber Orchestra) (from 2008 – principal horn)
- Warsaw Philharmonic National Orchestra (from 2009 – substitute solo horn)
- Beethoven Academy Orchestra (from 2008 – principal horn)
- Sinfonia Iuventus (from 2008 to 2009 – principal horn)
- Warsaw Philharmonic National Orchestra (2007 to 2008 – principal horn)
Pedagogical experience:
Horn teacher at Fryderyk Chopin University of Music (from 2006 to 2012)
Played with:
- Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (guest principal horn 2013 season)
- National Opera Orchestra in Warsaw (tuti horn)
- Sinfonietta Cracovia (substitute principal horn)
- Polish Radio Orchestra in Warsaw (substitute principal horn)