BIOGRAPHY

Marek Zebrowski was born in Poznań, Poland, and began studying piano at the age of
five. After graduating with the highest honours from the Poznań Music Lyceum, he went
to France, where he was a pupil of Robert Casadesus and Nadia Boulanger. Mr.
Zebrowski came to the United States in 1973 and continued his studies of piano with
Russell Sherman at the New England Conservatory of Music, where he received his
Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees.

Hailed as “firm and eminently musical” by the Boston Globe, “strong and noble” by the
Washington Post, and accorded highest accolades by the world press, Marek Zebrowski
has appeared extensively as soloist in recital and with symphony orchestras throughout
the world. He has recorded works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Scriabin and
Prokofiev for the Polish Radio, appeared in Public Television broadcasts in the United
States, and recorded works by Ravel and Prokofiev for Apollo Records in Germany. His
performances and compositions are also featured on the Titanic Records and Harmonia
Mundi labels. A recording of improvisations with the film director, David Lynch, entitled
"Polish Night Music" has been released in spring of 2008.

Marek Zebrowski is also recognized worldwide as a composer. The catalogue of his
compositions includes orchestral and chamber works, piano compositions and
transcriptions, and film and stage scores. He has received commissions from Meet The
Composer, The New England String Quartet, and Premiere Productions and Central
Europe Trust in the United Kingdom, among others. Mr. Zebrowski’s piano composition,
Ex
tempore
, won the Second Prize at the 1997 International Competition in The Hague,
Netherlands. During the fall of 1997 Marek Zebrowski was a recipient of the Bogliasco
Fellowship in Italy, where he composed two song cycles for baritone and piano. World
premieres of his latest compositions took place in the Netherlands and Italy in 1998, Los
Angeles in 2001, 2002, and 2006, and South Africa, Germany and the Netherlands in
2005.

In addition to his activities as pianist and composer, Marek Zebrowski has been a
frequent lecturer for the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra,
Harvard University, and The New England Conservatory of Music, and for several years a
contributing writer for the Boston Book Review. Renowned as teacher and interpreter of
music, Marek Zebrowski has given numerous master classes, coached various chamber
music ensembles and chamber orchestras. His long academic career included many years
of teaching at the University of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology. Currently, Mr. Zebrowski resides in Los Angeles, California, is on the faculty
at UCLA, and serves the Program Director for the Polish Music Center at USC.  He also
guest lectures for the Osher Learning Institute of Southern California. Marek Zebrowski is
a Steinway Artist. Two books by Mr. Zebrowski,
Celebrating Chopin & Paderewski and
Paderewski in California are scheduled for publication in 2010.

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