fot. Patryk Piłasiewicz

Tomasz Sośniak


fot. Patryk Piłasiewicz

Pianist, doctor of musical arts and assistant professor at the I. J. Paderewski in Poznań. He teaches at the Department of Chamber Music and the Department of Piano. He works closely with the Chair of Wind Instruments and the Chair of Percussion. He is a graduate of the piano class of prof. Alicja Kledzik (2012). He also honed his skills under the supervision of prof. M. Moretti, prof. Tim Owens and prof. Martin Hughes. Participant of the international new music workshops New Music Incubator (2017). In 2020, he created a series of concerts entitled IntroSepia, combining contemporary music with live meditation. Since 2011, he has been collaborating with the Poznań Philharmonic Orchestra.

Laureate of national and international piano and chamber competitions, including: 2nd prize at the 9th Ludwik Stefański and Halina Czerny-Stefańska in memoriam Piano Competition in Płock (2006), 1st prize at the 2nd Magnificat Lupiae International Piano Competition in Lecce (2008), 2nd prize at the International Don Vincenzo Vitti Competition in Castellana Grotte (2013).

Author of the publications The spectrum of the piano in contemporary Polish works focused around the instrumental ensemble clarinet - trombone - piano - cello (2017) and Conscious Chamber Music (2021).

More info: www.pianososniak.com

Sepia Ensemble inspires me to explore new, unexplored musical worlds.