Piotr Grella-Mozejko

(1971 - )

Piotr Grella-Mozejko was born in Poland and has lived in Canada since 1989. He holds a master's degree in composition from the University of Alberta. In 2008, he obtained a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature thanks to a book on Tadeusz Peiper, a Polish avant-garde poet. His composition teachers include Alfred Joel Fisher, Henry Klumpenhouwer and, in Poland, Edward Boguslawski and Boguslaw Schaeffer. Several of Grella-Mozejko's compositions are the result of commissions from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, the Canada Council for the Arts, the CBC / SRC, the Canadian Polish Congress, the International Music Conversatorium for the 'Organ, the MW2 Ensemble, the Flanders Festival, the Ministry of Culture and Arts of the Republic of Poland, as well as by Polish Radio. His music has been performed by Canadian and international ensembles such as Capella Cracoviensis, Edmonton Chamber Orchestra, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Regina Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Nova Scotia, the Youth Orchestra of Edmonton and Saskatoon, the Polish Radio Orchestra (Warsaw), Wilfrid Laurier Chamber Orchestra, Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra, ARA and MW2 Ensembles, Penderecki, Szymanowski, Bozzini and Reiner Quartets, and several others.