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Tomasz Spiewak (1936-2017) : Represented Artist

Random Audio Sample: Saxophone quartet : saxophone quartet by Tomasz Spiewak, from the CD Australian saxophone

Tomasz Spiewak was born in Krakow, Poland, on 12 September 1936, and lived in Melbourne, Australia, from 1974 until his death in 2017.

Musician, composer and educator, Spiewak studied music in Poland and Australia and completed his Bachelor of Education (Music) at the University of Melbourne. His composer's portfolio embraces pieces for various instruments and ensembles.

Publications by Spiewak include Aural Training for Musicians and Music Students Vol I - IV (Box Hill, 1991-1996 - Vol. I and II won the State Training Board of Victoria award for the Most Innovative Teaching Product in 1994), CPM Keyboard Advancing Course and Assessment Kit (AMEB, 1998), Clarinet Sight Reading and Transposition (AMEB, 2000) and The Performing Ear (with co-author Jenni Hillman, Box Hill, 2001).

In 1982 - 2001, Spiewak taught at the Box Hill Institute of TAFE, and from 1999 at the Defence Force School of Music. After retiring from full-time teaching, Spiewak was active as a performer and a composer.

Tomasz Spiewak has a large number of compositions published with Reed Music.

Selected Commissions

  Work Commission Details
Saxophone quartet : saxophone quartet (1988) Commissioned by Peter Clinch Sax Quartet.