Piano, Piano ensemble, Duo, Chamber ensemble, Orchestra
PAWEL BORTNOWSKI (Murawski until 2016) was born in 1968 in Lviv in a family of musicians. In 1975 he started music education in Flory Strelcowa class at the Music School in Kiev. In 1983 he continued his education in M. Lysenko Specialized Secondary Music School in Kiev in the class of prof. Igor Riabow, which he graduated in 1988 in the class of his father’s, Aleksander Murawski. In the same year, he began studying in Kiev at the Petro Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine, continuing his studies in his father’s class. After graduating in the class of prof. Galina Neporozna, in 1994 he left for Poland.
He continued his pedagogical activity in the State Music School Complex in Koszalin and the State Music School of the first and second degree in Szczecinek. His pupils actively participate in nationwide and international competitions, winning numerous awards and distinctions. Many of his second degree students continue their education at music academies, and some of them have already begun independent activities as pedagogues and performers.
Paweł Bortnowski is also involved in methodological activities, conducting open classes, consultations, and he also developed his signature curriculum at the second-degree school in Szczecinek.
At the same time, Paweł actively conducts artistic activity. He performed with the Polish-German Youth Symphony Orchestra in Poland and Germany, as a chamber musician he accompanied the violinist Natan Dondalski in a series of concerts, appeared with a series of Chopin concerts for the Polish branch of the World Trade Center and he gave concerts for local radio and television as well as on local scenes
For his accompaniment activities, Paweł has been repeatedly awarded at numerous competitions and auditions, both nationwide and international.
In 2017, he received the first degree state award of Center for Artistic Education for overall pedagogical and performance activity.