prof. dr hab.

Jan Bokszczanin


In 2000 he graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music under the guidance of prof. Joachim Grubich. In later years, he was a doctoral scholarship holder
 at the University of North Texas (USA), where he studied under the guidance of an outstanding educator prof. Jesse E. Eschbach.
He gives concerts in many European countries, Russia, Asia and the USA.
He has performed organ recitals in such prestigious venues as: Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, Freiberg Cathedral, Bruges Cathedral, University Chappell in Glasgow, Catholic Cathedral in Moscow, Meyerson Symphony Hall in Dallas (USA) and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles , in which on November 11, 2018, he performed a concert on the hundredth anniversary of Poland regaining its independence.
Jan Bokszczanin has recorded over twenty CDs with organ music for renowned record companies, and in 2012 his monograph - Main tendencies of Russian and Soviet organ music was published by the Polyhimnia publishing house. Six issues have been published by the Polihymnia Lublin publishing house under his editorship with works by Marian Sawa. He also worked on a piano part to arias and duets from Józef Zajdler’s Litany, which were published in the same publishing house.
Many contemporary composers wrote their works for him, including: Marian Sawa, Krzesimir Dębski, Adam Sławiński, Paweł Łukaszewski, Miłosz Bembinow, Alicja Gronau-Osińska, Dariusz Przybylski, Weronika Ratusińska, Piotr Tabakiernik, Ignacy Zalewski and Piotr Wróbel. Marian Sawa dedicated eight of the eleven pieces composed for him.
Jan Bokszczanin is also an organizer of musical life. He is the artistic director of
 Legionowski Festival of Chamber and Organ Music (15 editions), Prague Festival of Chamber and Organ Music (11 editions), Lubaczów Festival of Chamber and Organ Music (5 editions).
Prof. Jan Bokszczanin runs the organ class in Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Białystok.
In the 2017-2020 term, he was the vice-dean of the same university.
Jan Bokszczanin is the president of the ARS LIBERATA Association.
In 2019, the Minister of Culture and National Heritage awarded him the honorary badge of Meritorious for Polish Culture.