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Godziński Arkadiusz

Arkadiusz Godziński born in 1992 in Grudziądz. He graduated from the Stanisław Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdańsk in the piano class of Prof. Waldemar Wojtal and in the chamber music class of Prof. Anna Prabucka-Firlej. Since 2016 he has been studying at Hochschule fur Musik und Theater in Rostock in the piano duo class of Prof. Hans-Peter Stenzl and Prof. Volker Stenzl together with his brother Sebastian Godziński.

During his musical education he was a laureate of national and international piano competitions, among others in Włocławek (first prize), Izabelin (first prize), Warsaw (sixth prize), Gdańsk (third prize). Finalist of the 45th Fryderyk Chopin National Competition in Warsaw and winner of the second prize and audience award at the 18th International Piano Festival in Nałęczów. As a soloist, he performed with an orchestra under the baton of, among others: Zygmunt Rychert (Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Academy of Music in Gdańsk), Anna Duczmal-Mróz (Toruń Symphony Orchestra), Marek Moś (Polish Radio Orchestra). Undoubtedly, the contacts during master courses with the famous artists have had a great influence on the pianist's development: Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń, Ewa Pobłocka, Andrzej Jasiński, Krzysztof Jabłoński.

Currently, his main trend of artistic activity is chamber music. Together with his brother Sebastian Godziński he creates a piano duo in which he has been successful at international competitions in Paris (first prize), Padua (first prize), Cracow (fourth prize), Isabelin (third prize), Rome (second prize), Gioia del Colle (second prize) and Lviv (second prize). He has taken part in master classes in chamber music conducted by such artists as Ivan Klansky, Dora and Anastas Sławczew, Sivan Silver and Gil Garburg, Barbara Halska, Szabolcs Eszteneyi, Volker Stenzl, Katarzyna Jankowska-Borzykowska, Jacob Leuschner, Yuval Admony and Tami Kanazawa.

Arkadiusz Godziński has received numerous scholarships for his artistic achievements. He was a scholarship holder of the Minister of Science and Higher Education (2014/2015), the Marshal of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Region (2018, 2015, 2013, 2008), the Rector of the Academy of Music in Gdańsk (2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014, 2012/2013), the Marshal of the Pomeranian Region (2015/2016). He also received artistic scholarships from the City of Gdańsk "Młody Gdańszczanin" (2015, 2014) and the J&S Pro Bono Poloniae Foundation (2007). He participated in the National Children's Fund Programme (2010), was awarded the Marshal of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Region (2007) and the Mayor of Grudziądz (2005). Since 2016 he has been supported by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Centre), from which he has received a prestigious scholarship for the duration of master's studies in Rostock.

He has performed in many places in Poland, including the Baltic Philharmonic in Gdańsk, the Wrocław Philharmonic, the Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw, and the Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio in Warsaw. He has also performed abroad in Germany, Sweden, Italy, the Czech Republic, France and Israel.


Godzinski Piano Duo is created by brothers Arkadiusz Godziński and Sebastian Godziński. They have been playing together since they were 6 years old. Their musical abilities were develop for 12 years in music school in family city Grudziadz (Poland). In 2010 they start studying at the Academy of Music in Gdansk under the supervision of Anna Prabucka-Firlej and Miroslawa Sumlinska. In 2016 they began Master Studies at the Academy of Music and Theatre in Rostock (Germany) in the renowned duo class of Hans Peter Stenzl and Volker Stenzl. For the duration of their studies, they were granted a prestigious DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship. Godzinski brothers were also repeatedly awarded by polish national and local government institutions for outstanding achievements.
They took part in many masterclasses and worked under direction of great piano duos such as Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen, Sivan Siler and Gil Garburg, Anne Louise-Turgeon and Edward Turgeon, Dora Sławczew and Anastas Sławczew and famous chamber musicians – Ivan Klansky, Radoslav Kvapil, Szabolsc Esztenyi and Aldis Liepins. They played many concerts in Poland, Germany, France and Italy.
They get won a lot of awards in competitions:
2017 – II Preis in Chopin International Music Competition in Rom
2017 – I Preis in "Citta di Padova" International Piano Competition in Padua (Italien)
2017 – I Preis in Category: "Virtuosite" & I Preis in Category: "Excellence" in "Concours Musical de France" in Paris.
Update - September 2018

  •  From left: Arkadiusz and Sebastian Godzinski
    From left: Arkadiusz and Sebastian Godzinski