Alex Pozniak

Alex Pozniak – Photo: John Davidson

Alex Pozniak studied composition at the University of Sydney, obtaining First Class Honours and the University Medal and completed his Masters at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, through a UPA scholarship, under the guidance of Matthew Hindson. Alex has had works performed by groups such as the Sydney Symphony Fellows, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, The Song Company, the Arditti Quartet (Europe), the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble L’Arsenale (Italy), Ensemble Besides (Belgium), Synergy Percussion, The NOISE string quartet, The Australia Piano Quartet and Ensemble Offspring. Alex co-founded the new music collective Chronology Arts in Sydney in 2007 to produce concerts featuring new works by emerging Australian composers. He was the winner of the prestigious 2011 APRA Professional Development Award in the Classical category with which he travelled to the United States and Europe to present his works. He has taught composition since 2007 at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney and a number of high schools, including Cranbrook School where he is currently Teacher of Composition.

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