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Lawrence Gwozdz

Lawrence Gwozdz



Born to Polish-American parents in Niagara Falls, New York, Lawrence Gwozdz has achieved an international reputation for his success in revealing the qualities inherent in the classic saxophone as intended originally by its inventor, Adolphe Sax. Lawrence Gwozdz's concerts have included major cities in Asia, Europe and North America: Beijing, Chicago, Leipzig, London, Los Angeles, Manchester, New York, Prague, St. Louis, Warsaw, Xi-an, Zagreb, Zurich, and others. His festival appearances - the Menuhin Festival, the International Chamber Music Festival of le Touquet, Spoleto USA - have received critical acclaim. European reviews declare, "Gwozdz is a most highly versed soloist" (Neue Zürcher Nachrichten), with "amazing technique and tonal beauty" (Bündner Zeitung). His performance with I Solisti di Zagreb motivated the press to write, "Gwozdz uses his instrument with superiority and virtuosity" (Vjesnik). His debut in New York's Weill (Carnegie) Recital Hall

  • DMA - University of Iowa (1984)
  • MM - University of Nebraska (1976)
  • BME - SUNY College at Fredonia (1975)

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