Barbara Jazwinski

Biography

Barbara Jazwinski studied composition and theory at the
Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Poland. She received her
M.A. degree in composition and piano from Stanford University and her
Ph.D. in composition from the City University of New York. Her teachers
included Mario Davidovsky, Andrzej Dobrowolski, Gyorgy Ligeti and John
Chowning. Currently, she is Head of the Composition Program at the
Newcomb Music Department, Tulane University in New Orleans.

Barbara Jazwinski's music has been heard throughout the United States,
Europe, and the Far East. Her compositions were presented at many
well-known concert series and festivals including the League of
Composers - ISCM, The Koszalin Philharmonic, Polish Music Festival in
Montreal, 5th Laboratory of Contemporary Music in Siedlce, Poland, New
Music Festival, Edmonton Composers' Concert Society, New York University
New Music Ensemble, 6th International Festival of Contemporary Music
"Laboratorium", Washington Square Contemporary Music Series, the Fanfare
Festival, Gegenwelten Festival (Mannheim - Heidelberg), North/South
Consonance, International Festival - 10th Laboratory of Contemporary
Music, Warsaw, Poland.

Ms. Jazwinski has been active as a performer, conductor and promoter of
contemporary music. Since 1988, she has served as Music Director of  Spectri Sonori,
an award-winning concert series that specializes in performances of
contemporary music. The series has presented over 50 programs thus far
and featured over 300 works for a variety of chamber ensembles. The
concert series also sponsors the Spectri Sonori International Composition Contest.

Among her awards are the Prince Pierre of Monaco Composition Award for her Sextet, the First Prize in the Nicola De Lorenzo Composition Contest for Music for Chamber Orchestra and a Special Prize awarded by the Polish Composers' Alliance in the First Competition for Improvised Music,
Gdansk, Poland. She is the recipient of numerous commissions, grants
and fellowships including commissions from the New York University New
Music Ensemble, Louisiana Music Teachers Association, Esther Lamneck,
Louisiana Sinfonietta, New Hudson Saxophone Quartet, Chamber Music
Center at the Composers' Conference at Wellesley College, Quatuor
Francis Poulenc, an Artist Fellowship from the Louisiana State Arts
Council, grants from the Presser Foundation, Newcomb Foundation, Metzner
Foundation, Meet the Composer, Inc., and several others.

ACE Publications

23 song(s)
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Instrumentflute, clarinet, piano
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Instrumentoboe, clarinet, bassoon, tenor saxophone
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jazwinskidesignsinblueshadowsexcerpt.mp3
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Instrumentpiano
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jazwinski_dialoghi_mp3.mp3
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Instrumentclarinet, piano
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jazwinski_fantasy_in_jazz_excerpt.mp3
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InstrumentSoprano, flute (dbl picc), clarinet, piano, violin, cello
Ensemble Typesolo voice(s)+2 to 6 instruments, mixed instrumental ens 6 to 15 players
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Instrumentsoprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
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jazwinskiimages.mp3
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Instrumentviolin
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Instrumentpiano, violin, cello
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Instrumentflute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, piano
Ensemble Typeinstrumental quintet
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Instrumentchorus women
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Instrumentalto flute, clarinet, trumpet, Percussion, vibraphone, double bass
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Instrumentflute, clarinet, piano, violin, cello
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Instrumentviolin, viola, cello
Ensemble Typeinstrumental trio
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jazwinski_string_trio_excerpt.mp3
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Ensemble Typelarge orchestra
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InstrumentBaritone (voice), piano
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InstrumentSoprano, clarinet, piano
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Instrumentflute, piano
Ensemble Typesolo inst+keyboard, duo inst or voices
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InstrumentSoprano, flute, clarinet, piano, violin
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Instrumentclarinet
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Instrumentflute, clarinet, piano, Percussion, violin, cello
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