Professor Jan Radzynski
Theory and Composition - Professor Radzynski left his native Poland in 1969. He studied composition with LeonSchidlowsky at the Tel Aviv University Academy of Music, and with Krzysztof Penderecki and Jacob Druckman at Yale University. He taught at Yale University before joining Ohio State in 1994. Dr. Radzynski's awards include a Creative Work and Research Grant from the Rothschild Foundation, Ohio State University Faculty Seed Grant, Individual Artist Grants from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts and the Ohio Arts Council, ASCAP Standard Awards, Frederick W. Hilles Publication Grant, Mellon Fellowship, Yale University Griswold Research Grants, and the Summer Residency at the Foundation Artist's House, Boswil, Switzerland.
His compositions have been performed by the Cleveland Orchestra, Cracow Philharmonic, Jerusalem Symphony, Silesian Philharmonic, Moscow Bolshoy Theater Chamber Orchestra, West German Radio Orchestra, Mexico National Orchestra, Saarbruecken Radio Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra, New Haven Symphony, Columbus Symphony, and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, among others. Dr. Radzynski's recent commissions are from the city of Aachen, the Rothschild Foundation, the Haifa Symphony, and the Concertante Chamber Players.