Jan-Aurel Dawidiuk (Pre Student)
Jan-Aurel Dawidiuk

About

Jan-Aurel Dawidiuk, born in 2000 in Hanover, began his musical education early on when he was five years old playing the piano and the violin. For seven years, he was an active member of “Knabenchor Hannover”, the renowned boys’ choir of Hanover.
In fall 2014, he was admitted as a student to Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media where he became a student in Konrad-Maria Engel’s piano class for gifted students (Junior Music Studies). Furthermore, he started playing the organ and took lessons with Nico Miller. Since fall 2016, he continues his studies in Prof. Roland Krüger’s piano class. Additionally, he works on improving his piano skills with Gabriele Leporatti. His organ teacher is now Prof. Dr. Martin Sander from Detmold. It is Jan-Aurel’s wish aspiration to become a professional conductor.

Jan-Aurel received several awards in different musical competitions. In 2015, he won first prize at the “Rotary Klavierwettbewerb” (Rotary Club Piano Competition) in Essen, received a special award for the best interpretation of an oeuvre by Johann Sebastian Bach as well as a special award from the Carl Bechstein Foundation. In 2016, he received first prize in the 24th “Kleinen Schumann-Wettbewerb” (Young Schumann Competition) in Zwickau as well as the special award of the Robert-Schumann-Foundation Zwickau e.V. for best performance in the competition. He received several first prizes in the piano and organ categories as well as in chamber music at “Jugend musiziert” on the federal level of the competition.

Jan-Aurel performed piano concerts at “Kleiner Sendesaal des NDR” in Hanover as well as at “Klavierfestival Ruhr” (Ruhr Piano Festival) in the "Philharmonie Essen". In April 2018, Jan-Aurel will perform the Piano Concerto by Robert Schumann with the Göttinger symphony orchestra, conducted by Christoph-Mathias Mueller.

Jan-Aurel is the scholarship holder of the Jürgen Ponto Foundation, Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben and Jugend Musiziert Niedersachsen.