Kamil Kosecki, Composer

PolandWarsaw

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My approach to classical music:

Music is my all life. I spend a lot of time with music. I play many instruments and I also sing. It's very difficult to describe it. Music is about emotions. Usually when I compose music I am full of thrills and deep feelings.

Profile

Kamil Kosecki was born in 1984 in Kielce. At the age of 14, he started his musical education in the bassoon class at the Ludomir Różycki State Music School in Kielce. He performed his first composition Sonata for Bassoon and Piano at the festival in Kielce in the presence of Wojciech Kilar. In 2010 He graduated from Frederic Chopin University of Music in Warsaw where he studied composition and bassoon. In 2012 He also completed postgraduate studies of Film and Computer Music Composing at the Lodz Music Academy and Lodz Film School. Kamil Kosecki's compositions were performed at various festivals in Poland and abroad, among others at: festival NYCEMF in New York, festival Noise Floor in Staffordshire, festiwal Electronic Music Week in Shanghai, Opera in Kristiansund, Trondheim Symfoniorkester in Norway, Świętokrzyskie Dni Muzyki in Kielce, Festival Gaude Mater in Częstochowa, Festival A. Didura in Sanok, Festival Musica Moderna in Lodz, Festival Probaltica in Toruń and Warsaw (Agnieszki Osiecka's studio), LeoFestiwal in Wrocław, Festival of winners in musical competitions in Bydgoszcz, Festival Alkagran in Czechowice Dziedzice. He is a composer of bugle call in Wilanów district of Warsaw.
Kamil Kosecki wrote music to the several short movies:
· Obok nas directed by Piotr Suzin ;
· About love directed by Piotra Szatyłowicza;
· With long hair you are more beautiful directed by Carlotty Kittel;
· The city of the sun directed by Mateusz Mazur.
He participated in many masterclasses held by important authorities as:
Krzysztof Zanussi, Zygmunt Krauze, Piotr Dumała, Adam Pomorski, Maciej Strzembosz, Marek Chołoniewski, Andrei Smirnov,

Prizes and scholarships

2002 Honourable Mention for Sonata na fagot i fortepian in Olsztyn

2002 Fryderyk Chopin Society of Friends'Prize in Kielce

2002 Mayor of Kielce Prize Hope of Kielce

2006 Honourable Mention at the 3rd International Composition Competition Garden Music for Soul of the Winter for strings

2007 IVth Prize at the 3rd International Composition Competition Musica Sacra Częstochowa – Warszawa - Cambridge for Lacrimosa for choir

2007 Special PWM's Prize at the 3rd International Composition Competition Musica Sacra Częstochowa – Warszawa - Cambridge for Lacrimosa for choir

2008 Finalist at the Z. Herbert All-Polish Composition Competition for Breviary for bass and string quintet

2008 Finalist at the I. J. Paderewski All-Polish Composition Competitiony for Etude for piano

2008 Honourable Mention at the C.W. von Weber All-Polish Bassoon Composition Competition in Wroclaw

2008 1st Prize at the A. Didur All-Polish Composition Competition for Song about music for soprano and piano

2008 1st Prize for a bugle-call of Warsaw disctict, Wilanów

2009 1st Prize at the All-Polish Composition Competition for the children’s opera for opera Our forest

2009 Award of the Marshal Office of Kielce

2009 Artistic scholarship of the Minister of Culture in Poland

2010 1st Prize at the VIII Composition Competition of Polish Music Publisher PWM in Krakow for Magnetismo for accordion

2012 1st Prize Baird-Composition-Competition for Young Composers in Warsaw for Muzyczna Maszyna for bass, guitar and piano

2013 Honourable Mention at the Szymanowski Composer's Competition for Iluzje for symphonic orchestra 2013

2013 Honourable Mention at the K.Komeda International Composer's Competition for Zakłócenia czasu pewnego tajemniczego miejsca for symphonic orchestra

2014 Artistic scholarship of the Minister of Culture in Poland

2015 ZAiKS scholarship

2016 Honourable Mention at the Jan Twardowski Composer's Competition for Jeszcze for bas and strings