Daniel Mieczkowski

WS 2022/23 Erasmus

Daniel Mieczkowski was born in 1999 in Warsaw in Poland. He graduated with honors Zenon Brzewski Music School in Warsaw in flute class of Elżbieta Dastych-Szwarc. In 2022 he graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music with a master’s degree in symphony-opera conducting class of Monika Wolińska. Currently he continues his flute studies in Agata Igras’ class. In 2022 he was a scholarship holder of the Internationale Musikakademie in Liechtenstein, where he worked in class of Philippe Bernold. As a participant of conducting masterclasses he collaborated with conductors such as Jorma Panula, Marin Alsop, Kristjan Jarvi, Patrick Fournillier, Jerzy Maksymiuk. As a flutist he took part in masterclasses with Andras Adorjan, Peter Lukas Graf, Michael-Martin Kofler, Carlos Bruneel, Mario Caroli, Peter Verhoyen, Aldo Baerten, Michael Schmitt-Casdorff, Dejan Gavric, Wissam Boustany, Gareth McLearnon, Sarah Louvion, Giovanni Gandolfo, Nicola Mazzanti, Jenniffer Gunn, Carlo Jans, Juergen Franz.

In 2022, as the youngest participant, he won 2nd prize at the Witold Lutosławski Conducting Competition in Białystok. Two years earlier, he was the winner and laureate of the symphony orchestra award at the Kopyciński Competition for Students of Conducting in Wrocław. In 2022 He was a semi-finalist in the 10th International Flute Competition in Kobe. He is salso 2nd prize winner in the 17th International Friedrich Kuhlau Flute Competition in Uelzen and 3rd prize winner of the 25th International Leos Janacek Competition in Brno. He has received three times a scholarship from the Prime Minister of the Polish government. In 2019 became a first scholarship holder of the Jerzy Semkow Foundation.

Daniel Mieczkowski has performed successfully as a soloist, chamber musician and conductor with varied repertoire in many countries in Europe and the USA. He conducted concerts with the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Arthur Rubinstein Philharmonic Orchestra in Łódź, the Henryk Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra in Lublin, the Tadeusz Baird Philharmonic Orchestra in Zielona Góra, the Płock Symphony Orchestra, the Stanisław Moniuszko Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra in Białystok, the Chopin University Modern Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra. In the upcoming season, he will also perform with philharmonic orchestras in Rzeszów, Kielce and Białystok. As a soloist he performed with Warsaw Camerata, Silesian Chamber Orchestra, Lithuanian Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, Czech Virtuosi, Chamber Orchestra Technik. He played or conducted also a few world premieres of works by polish young composers for flute, chamber ensembles or orchestras. As an guest orchestra musician he payed with the Polish National Radio Orchestra and the Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra.

As an assistant conductor, he collaborated with the Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra and in 2022 he worked with Pascal Rophé and Florent Boffard on works by György Ligeti and Béla Bartók before Festival International de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron. From 2019-2022 he worked as an assistant conductor and accompanist with the award-winnig Warsaw Boys Choir.