Jarosław KapuścińskiAssociate Professorat Stanford University
Born in Warsaw, Poland, Jarosław Kapuściński is a pianist and composer known for his work in intermedia. He completed his graduate studies at the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw (1987, 1991) and the University of California, San Diego (1997).
His creative work is characterized by computer-enabled integration of live musical instruments and video imagery, resulting in closely woven intermedia experiences. His creative projects have earned him grants and commissions from numerous institutions, including the National Endowment for the Arts, the Governor-General of Canada, and Institut National de l'Audiovisuel (INA) in France. His work has received awards at festivals in Canada, France, Switzerland, and the United States.
His compositions were shown at venues in the Americas, Asia, and Europe, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Centre Pompidou, ZKM, Spoleto USA, EMPAC NY, Logan Center in Chicago, Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid, National Art Centre in Ottawa, Tokyo Wonder Site, Creative Media Center, Hong Kong, and Benz Arena Shanghai.
Kapuściński has contributed to scholarship with websites dedicated to Japanese Gagaku music (gagaku.stanford.edu) and Noh Theater (noh.stanford.edu). He has served as Chair of the Department of Music at Stanford University where he currently holds the position of Associate Professor of Music Composition.