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About the Composer:
Pawel B. Sydor

Pawel B. Sydor was born in Bialystok, Poland in 1970. He began piano studies at the age of six at the Primary Music School in Bialystok under Teresa Krol, and in 1981 continued his music studies at the Secondary Music School in Honor of Ignacy Jan Paderewski in Tarnow, where he studied in Jacek Bylica.

In 1989 Mr.Sydor enrolled as a piano Major at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Stanford Margolis. A year later, he switched his emphasis, studying composition with Edward Miller and Richard Hoffman, and conducting with Robert Ponto and Robert Spano.

He graduated with a bachelor's degree in composition and was awarded the Herbert Elwell Memorial Prize in Composition in 1993. In 1993 Mr.Sydor was enrolled in the master program at the Julliard School of music as a student of John Corigliano (composed Red Violon ).

In the spring of 1994 Mr.Sydor was a winner in the Julliard School Composers' competition receiving a premier of his Virtuti Militari - Concerto for oboe and orchestra with soloist Humbert Lucariella and the Julliard symphony in Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center in New York.

In 1995 he also won the Julliard composers' Competion and receiving a hymn for string orchestra with the Julliard orchestra in Alice Tully Hall. The same year Mr. Sydor won the New York Life Show Brielle Competition.

In 1995 Mr.Sydor was awarded Charles Ives Scholarship in composition from American Academy of Arts and Letters.

In August of 1995 Sydor was commissioned by violinist Krzysztof Recital hall at Carnegie Hall, NY.

Between 1995 and 1996 Sydor held a graduate teaching fellowship at the Julliard School.

On March 15th, 1996 Sydor received a world premiere of his work Symphony for double String Orchestra "voices of the land" by the Bialystok Philharmonic under Miroslaw Jaeck Blaszczyk in Bialystok, Poland.

Mr.Sydor graduated from the Julliard School of Music with a Master's Degree in composition in 1996.

In May 1999 The Polish Radio and Television Choir in Cracow under Mr.Wlodzimierz Siedlik recorded and later preformed his two newly written choral works: Salve Regina (SATB) and Kyrie (SATB) at the "Gauge Mater" International Music Festival in Czestochowa, Poland.

His other most important credits include music score for the following films: Josh Colover's "Old Salt", which won the gold medal at the Charleston Film Festival in 1996 and Wassermann Film Award in 1997; Richard Haberken's "Real People, Real Sharks". 1999, Sam Ung's "Destiny". He has produced two CDs with Polish-American singing polish Christmas Carols. Currently Sydor is working on a violin concerto and a "Credo" for chorus and Orchestra.

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