prof. dr hab. Stanisław Krupowicz

Prof. Stanisław Krupowicz, DMA
Stanisław Krupowicz was born on November 25, 1952 in Grodno.  He graduated from the Warsaw University (Master of Mathematics) and from the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw (Master of Arts in composition, class of Prof. Włodzimierz Kotoński and Tadeusz Baird, Diploma with Honours). In 1989, he was awarded a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Stanford University (USA). In 1991-92, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Glasgow. In 1993-94, Mr. Krupowicz was elected to the Board of Polish Composers’ Union. In 1993-96 he was a member of the Warsaw Autumn  festival Programme Committee. He is a co-founder of Warsaw Autumn Friends’ Foundation and in 1998-2000 he served as its President. In 2005 he directed the first edition of the International Electroacoustic Music Festival Musica Electronica Nova in Wrocław. Mr. Krupowicz is an author of various compositions for chamber ensembles, orchestra, tape and electroacoustic instruments. His music has been performed in many countries of Europe, Asia and both Americas and has been awarded Recommendation at the UNESCO International Composers’ Rostrum ‘94 in Paris, Alexander Borodin Foundation Award in Warsaw (twice), Honourable Mention in the 8th Irino Prize International Competition in Tokyo, Second Prize in the International Computer Music Competition NEWCOMP in Boston and Second Prize in the 24th Young Composers' Competition in Warsaw. In 2018, his Largo for orchestra was selected as a finalist of the International Composition Competition celebrating the 100th anniversary of ZAiKS (Polish Royalties Collecting Society). In 2019, Mr. Krupowicz was awarded the Annual Prize of Polish Composers’ Union. He is also a fellow of Fulbright Grant, ASCAP Grant, Prix-de-Paris, Barbara Piasecka Johnson Foundation Fellowship and Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellowship. Currently, Mr. Krupowicz is a full-time Professor at the Wrocław Academy of Music where he teaches composition, computer music and directs the Computer Composition Studio.