Dr. Jakub Sawicki
Dr. Jakub Sawicki studied music at Listaháskóli Islands University and Berlin University of the Arts. He was granted a Cusanuswerk scholarship and in this context committed himself to social projects in Greenland and India. In course of his doctorate, he worked on synchronization of organ pipes at Saint Petersburg State University and has contributed to a wide range of publications. Apart from his position at Berlin Cathedral, Jakub Sawicki has deepened his studies of organ improvisation with Prof. Wolfgang Seifen. He has engagements as choir and orchestra conductor and teaches improvisation at Berlin University of the Arts. He also participates in silent movie and improvisation projects. 2010 he was engaged by Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg to compose the music for an international movie production. Jakub Sawicki takes part in master classes, competitions, radio and CD recordings (i.a. ”Meyerbeer: Sacred Works”(NAXOS)), and performs in- and outside Germany.