dr hab. Daniel Prajzner

fot. Paweł Pałka

Daniel Prajzner – born in 1984 in Przemysl. Graduate of the Academy of Music in Krakow (Poland) in prof. Miroslawa Semeniuk-Podraza’s organ class (2008, with distinction) and Conservatorium van Amsterdan (Holland) in prof. Pieter van Dijk’s organ class (2010, Master of music). Participant of Socrates/Erasmus programme at Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg (Germany) among others in prof. Pieter van Dijk’s organ class and prof. Menno van Delft’s harpsichord class (2007). Participant of organ master interpretation courses by: G. Bovet, K. Eichhorn, J. Gembalski, G. Gnann, B. Haas, L. Lohmann, M. Sander, J. Serafin, Z. Szathmary, C. Tilney, D. Titterington, M. Toporowski, V. Warnier. Laureate of Polish Nationwide Organ Competition in Czestochowa, XIV International Young Organists Competition in Opava in Czech Republic (prizewinner), III European Organ Competition in Castellana Grotte in Italy (winner), IV Mikael Tariverdiev International Organ Competition in Moscow-Kaliningrad in Russia (prizewinner and special prize for „The best interpretation of sacred music”). For his artistic achievements he received several significant awards and scholarships including the „Youth Poland” scholarship from the Polish Ministry of Culture (2006) and Promotion Award of Volksbank Paderborn-Höxter (Germany) „Young Artists in Europe 2006”. Numerous recitals in Poland and abroad: in Belarus, Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Norway, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine. Lecturer at the Krzysztof Penderecki Academy of Music in Krakow. In 2017 he received PhD and in 2023 the degree of doctor habilitatus. He leads a didactic activity also at Music School in Przemysl. The originator, author of the program and organizational concept, and Chairman of the board of Salesian Organist School in Przemysl, which was reactivated in 2018.