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Andrzej Jasinski, born in 1936 in Czestochowa, Andrzej Jasinski, who had taken his first piano lessons from his father, was subsequently a student in the National Secondary School of Music. He then studied in the piano class of Wladyslawa Markiewiczowna at the National Higher School of Music in Katowice in 1952-59, to graduate with honours. He further developed his skills under Magda Tagliaferro in Paris in 1960-61, and in 1960 won the 1st prize at the Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona.
Jasinski started concertizing while still a student. His foreign debut took place in 1961 with the RAI Orchestra under Carlo Zecchi in Turin. He has since played in concerts in all Polish philharmonic halls as well as in the Soviet Union, Czechoslovaka, Germany, France, Brazil, Uruguay and Japan. He has appeared at music festivals in the Polish towns of S?upsk, Duszniki, Warsaw and Wroclaw. He has performed and has recorded for radio and television with the Grand Orchestra of the Polish Radio and Television.
Since 1961 he has been teaching at the Katowice Academy of Music. He was appointed professor in 1990. In 1972-96 and 2003-2005 he ran the Academy's chair of piano. In 1979-82 he conducted the piano class at the Hochschule fur Musik in Stuttgart. He has also lectured at the Mozarteum Summer Academy for Music in Salzburg and conducted piano courses at the Incontri col Maestro in Imola, Italy, as well as in France, Holland, Germany, Austria, Japan, South Africa, and elsewhere. He has educated a number of concerting pianists - winners of prizes at domestic as well as foreign competitions - notably Krystian Zimmerman. Jasinski has sat on the juries of international piano competitions in Warsaw (The Chopin Competition, in 2000, 2005 and 2010 as chairman), Bolzano, Brussels, Dublin, Fort Worth, Leeds, Munich, Moscow, Paris, Beijing, Pretoria, Seoul, Terni, Tokyo, Tel Aviv and Vercelli