Jakub Polaczyk is a young polish composer, born in 1983 in Cracow, where he graduated with honors from the piano performance studio of I. Rolanowsaka at the W. Żeleński Level II Music School (2005) and musicology at the Jagiellonian University under superviosn of Małgorzata Woźna-Stankiewicz (2009).
Presently Jakub Polaczyk studies composition with Marcel Chyrzński, orchestration with Krzysztof Penderecki and computer music with Marek Chołoniewski at the Academy of Music in Cracow. In 2008/2009 semester he studied on a scholarship from Socrates-Erasmus program in the Royal Conservatory of Music in Brussels, where he hone his compositional techniques in the class of Jan van Landeghem.
He has won prizes in many composers' competitions including: 1st pize for Combinations on Olympus for Solo Trombone in the 5th PWM T. Ochlewski Composition Competition in 2007 in Cracow, 1st prize for Oratio Fatima for mixed choir in the John Paul II Days Composition Competition in 2008 in Cracow and Special Award for piece Jam.exe for string orchestra in the International Composition Competition in Jeju in South Korea
Personal web site of Jakub Polaczyk