was born in 1948 in Philadelphia. Called
"superbly crafted," "touching,"
"atmospheric," and "profound" by critics, his
music has achieved wide recognition through performances by ensembles
such as the Colorado Quartet, the Chestnut Brass Company, the
Pennsylvania Ballet, Network for New Music, Alea III, and others. His
music has also been heard throughout the United States, in Europe,
South America, and Asia, at many music conferences and on National
Public Radio. Commissions from prestigious performers and
organizations such as the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, The
Music Group, Orchestra 2001,the Mendelssohn Club, among others, have
led to awards from The Aaron Copland Fund, ASCAP, and Meet the
Composer, as well as a prestigious Pew Fellowship, and a Rockefeller
Foundation grant. His works can be heard on the Albany, Capstone,
North/South, and De Haske labels.
Krzywicki studied with Joseph Castaldo, with Vincent Persichetti at the Juilliard School, with Nadia
Boulanger at the Ecole de Beaux Arts Americaines, with Darius Milhaud
at the Aspen Music School, and with Edward Mattila and John Pozdro at
the University of Kansas.
also active as a conductor and educator. As conductor for the
contemporary ensemble Network for New Music, Krzywicki has led a large
number of local and world premieres. Since 1987 he has been a member
of the music theory department at Temple University, while also guest
lecturing at various universities.
for Flute & Piano ... 17.95
1. Daybreak, mist in valley...
2. Breasts of swallows turning...
3. As the cuckoo flies...
4. Light evening rain...
5. Birds hidden in moonlit boughs...
by Jeffrey Khaner and Charles Abramovic
on Albany Records TROY 1317
Prize Winner, 2013 National Flute Association newly published