Employees

prof. dr hab.

Sławomir Tomasik

violin

A Polish violinist, soloist and chamber musician, pedagogue. Pupil of profs. Jan Tawroszewicz and Krzysztof Jakowicz at the Frederick Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw  (graduated with distinction in 1983) and profs. Tadeusz Wroński, and André Gertler. Studied chamber music at Hochschule für Musik, Köln in the Amadeus Quartet class. A laureate of several awards and distinctions at national and international competitions (Lublin, Katowice, Wrocław, Hannover).

Performed  as a soloist and in chamber ensembles in Poland, Austria, Finland, France, Japan, South Korea, Norway, Switzerland, Russia and Ukraine. He has played with many symphony orchestras including the Silesian Philharmonic, the Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, Camerata Amadeus, Taegu Symphony Orchestra, Ulsan Symphony Orchestra, with such conductors as Massimiliano Caldii, Marzena Diakun, Agnieszka Duczmal, Chikara Imamura, Stanislav Macura, Bogusław Madey, Wojciech Michniewski, Song Wan Park, and others. He has co-operated with many distinguished chamber pianists including K. Borucińska, E. de Canck, B. Halska, Fr. Kay, H. P. Kämarling, K. H. Lee, W. Malicki, R. Morawski, A. Tatarski, E. Wolanin. Recorded for Leastrem /London, Sarton, Tonstar, the Polish Radio, DUX, Japoland, Polskie Nagrania – Muza, FFV Records, and made many library recordings for Polish Radio and Television and also for the French, South Korean and German televisions. He was first concertmaster of Daegu Symphony Orchestra, South Korea in 1992–94.

His recording of Karol Szymanowski – Complete Violin & Piano Works with the pianist Robert Morawski, issued in a two-disc album has received the prestigious Polish Photography Award Fryderyk 2011. In December, 2017 with the same pianist appeared his recording of Johannes Brahms – Five Violin Sonatas (op. 78,100,108,120.) It is the first world recording of all Sonatas by Brahms. Appeared at many important music festivals.

He  published many handbooks on violin teaching methodology, among others: Scales and Arpeggios for the Violin, The Violinist’s Compass part one, The Violinist’s Compass part two, and edited I.J. Paderewski’s Complete Violin Works and 12 Fantasies by G. Ph. Telemann. His works were also published in South Korea: Scales and Arpeggios for the Violin and The Violinist’s Compass. The last book – Corrections of apparatus of violinist – lesson by lesson with 5 hours DVD-movie was edited by PWM Krakow 2017. In 2011 issued on Polish marked his bestseller book – The Double Stops for Children. His collection of poems, Leśny Koncert (A Woodland Concert) was published in February 2004. Another one, entitled Sto pytań do ogrodu (A Hundred Questions to My Garden) appeared in 2009.

He has composed several pieces for the violin and also 44 duets for two violins, performed  several premieres. A juror at national and international violin competitions (Poland, Hungary, Italy, Russia). He has taught master violin courses in Japan, Russia, South Korea and Poland. Sławomir Tomasik is a professor of art, and teaching at the Frederick Chopin University of Music in Warsaw.

Since 2011 he is a visiting professor at SOAI University of Osaka in Japan. Artist plays a Polish 17th century violin made by Marcin Groblicz.

 

CD Recordings:

  • I. J. Paderewski — Wszystkie dzieła skrzypcowe (Polskie Radio, Warszawa 2001, Sławomir Tomasik, skrzypce, Izabela Tomasik,fortepian, NOSPR, B. Madey
  • Polish Music after Chopin, Japoland 2002, Sławomir Tomasik, Maki Hirasawa
  • Violin recital (DUX,Warszawa 2003, Sławomir Tomasik, skrzypce, Izabela Tomasik,fortepian
  • Muzyka skrzypcowa przez wieki — VIOLIN ACROSS THE AGES (Polskie Nagrania, Warszawa 2004), Sławomir Tomasik, Izabela Tomasik,
  • Complete violin and piano works / Karol Szymanowski (Polskie Radio, Fundacja „Skrzypce” im. T. Wrońskiego, Warszawa 2011), z Robertem Morawskim; Fryderyk 2011 w kategorii Album Roku Muzyka Kameralna
  • The Power of the Polish Violin Album 2CD — K. Lipiński, I.J. Paderewski, Zb. Turski, B. Kowalski, Nominacje do Fryderyki 2014 w kategorii Album Roku Muzyka Symfoniczna i koncertująca
  • J. Elsner — Violin and Pianoforte works, Sławomir Tomasik, Edward Wolanin, FFV Records, 2014, Nagranie na instrumentach historycznych wszystkich dzieł skrzypcowych.
  • J. Brahms — Sonatas opus 78,100,108, 120, (2CD), Sławomir Tomasik, Robert Morawski, Sarton 2017, Warszawa, Pierwsze nagranie w dyskografii światowej 5 Sonat Brahmsa.

Publications:

  • The Violin Scales System,  Umak Chun Chu Sa Edition, Seoul, Korea płd., 1997,
  • J. J. Paderewski — dzieła wszystkie, wydanie edytorskie (Akademia Muzyczna im. Fryderyka Chopina, Warszawa 2001)
  • Kompas skrzypka. Cz. 1, Elementy ruchowo chwytowe (Akademia Muzyczna im. Fryderyka Chopina, Warszawa 2002), następne wydania w 2005 i 2014
  • Violin playing & teaching — Edition of Taegu Catholic University, 2007, South Korea
  • Kompas skrzypka. Cz. 2, Elementy warsztatowo artystyczne (Twoja Muza), 2007
  • System gam, pasaży i dwudźwięków: na skrzypce (Twoja Muza, Warszawa 2008)
  • G. F. Telemann — 12 Fantazji. Wydanie źródłowe w oparciu o manuskrypt, (Twoja Muza), 2009
  • Abecadło dwudźwiękowe dla dzieci (FFV Edition, Warszawa 2011)
  • Duetowe co nieco: na skrzypce (Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne, Kraków 2014)
  • Korekta aparatu gry skrzypka: lekcja po lekcji a w tym część praktyczna: 5cio godzinny film DVD (Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne, Warszawa-Kraków 2017)

Poetry:

  • Moja muzyka (Akademia Muzyczna im. Fryderyka Chopina, Warszawa 2004)
  • Sto pytań do ogrodu (Wydawnictwo Nowy Świat, Warszawa 2009)