Wieslaw Rentowski

 

The music of Wieslaw V. Rentowski has been performed at many international festivals and conferences in Europe, the United States, and Canada. In 1988, Rentowski was awarded the first prize in the National Competition for Young Composers in Warsaw, Poland. Numerous commissions, grants and awards followed in Poland, Germany, Canada and the United States. Rentowski’s music has been published, recorded and discussed in many articles and books, in Poland, Germany, and North America. He holds advanced degrees in music from Louisiana State University (Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition, 1996), Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Academy of Music in Lodz and University of Lodz (MA in Psychology). Rentowski was a guest composer/performer and lecturer with many International Festivals and Conferences of Contemporary Music including Darmstadt/Germany, Gdansk/Poland, Banff/Canada, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Buffalo/NY, Edmonton/Canada, Montreal, Seattle, Lodz/Poland and many others. Rentowski (also a virtuoso organist and conductor) taught at the Academy of Music in Lodz, at LSU School of Music in Baton Rouge, and at Tulane University in New Orleans/LA. Many original organ compositions written by Polish, American and Canadian composers were dedicated to Rentowski and premiered/recorded by him. Rentowski is a founding member of the NACUSA Texas Chapter (National Association of Composers in the United States) and is now active as the NACUSA Texas Chapter President and member of the National Advisory Council (Los Angeles, CA).

 

Works available from Zimbel Press:
(Full information about each work is available from the catalogue pages.)

#80101257 -- Tu Es Petra for organ
#80101273 -- Abo ovo for alto saxophone and two organists
#80101309 -- Erhalt Uns, Herr for organ
#80101310 -- Kammermusik for Organ