BEHIND THE MUSIC OF DOMINIK PRZYWARA
Dominik’s career began in his native Poland well before he migrated to Australia in 2014. He was a violinist in the Orchestra of the Academy of Music in Kraków (Cracow), Poland, conducted by Helmuth Rilling, Krzysztof Penderecki, Gabriel Chmura and many other reputable artists from 2003 to 2008. During this time he was taking part in many regular concerts including concerts at Philharmony of Music In Kraków.
In 2008 Dominik played his final Masters of Arts exam at The Academy of Music in Cracow, under Professor Peter Tarcholik. From 2009 to 2011 he was First Violinist at the Podlaska Opera and Philharmonic Hall, European Art Centre in Bialystok, Poland, during which they performed in many prestigious European concert halls. He also established and managed the non-profit organisation, “Kultura Nie Chaltura”.
From 2011 to 2013, Dominik was Poland Fundraiser for the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, arranging cultural events as First Violinist and producer of 200 chamber concerts in Gdansk and Warsaw, Poland.
On arriving in Sydney in 2014 Dominik founded the Menomosso Quartet, and produced its concerts as 1st violinist at the “Justice and Police Museum” at Circular Quay in Sydney. He also undertook postgraduate violin studies with Andrew Haveron, Concertmaster of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
Before establishing his own music studios - Strings Embassy, he was teaching violin at the AMPA ( Academy of Music and Performing Arts ) at Surry Hills in Sydney.
From 2017 he performed on a Peta Piano recording project for recording producer Craig Field at Underwood Studios, recording the Australia Music Education Board (AMEB) violin syllabus.
Dominik tutors violin, viola and music theory, and is Ensemble Conductor at the Strings Embassy and at several Sydney high schools.
In the years 2021 onwards, he is going to record new projects including his own violin solo and with piano accompaniment albums and he will continue working as a teaching artist and examiner.