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Tadeusz Biernacki 204-791-5618 tabierna@mymts.net

Winnipeg MB | R2V3Z2

About me

TADEUSZ BIERNACKI
Tadeusz Biernacki was born in Czestochowa, Poland where he began his music education at the early age of four. He won the Karol Szymanowski competition in Warsaw in 1976 and earned his Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Conservatory of Music in Katowice in 1978. He has performed as a soloist in many European countries. Biernacki settled in Canada in 1978 and continued his piano studies with Marek Jablonski at the University of Manitoba and Banff School of Fine Arts and conducting with Stanislaw Skrowaczewski in Minneapolis.
As a winner of the 1980 Young Artist’s Competition, Biernacki has toured Canada extensively in solo and chamber music recitals. In 1983 he began his association with the Manitoba Opera and in 1988 with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. He made his conducting debut with Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in 1992 and has since conducted orchestra in Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto, Windsor, Montreal, National Arts Center Orchestra in Ottawa, Cleveland Orchestra, St Paul Chamber Orchestra, Grand Forks Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Virginia Symphony Orchestra (USA), Tessaloniki State Orchestra (Greece), Kaohsiung City Symphony Orchestra (Taiwan), and Hong Kong Sinfonietta. He also conducted world premieres of RWB’s Nutcracker, Moulin Rouge, Wonderland, Svengali, Princess and the Goblin, The Handmaid’s Tale, Going Home Star and Vespers.
His last CD recording, the soundtrack to “Going Home Star” with Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra has been awarded a 2017 Juno Award as the Best Classical Album of the Year – Large Ensemble. Biernacki has branched out into composition with his one act opera “Happy Campers” composed for the Manitoba Opera School Tour, “Charlies Kreuzfahrt”, ballet commissioned for Stadtische Theater Chemnitz in Germany as well as numerous symphonic arrangements and orchestrations for WSO, NAC, SSO, Memphis Ballet, Memphis Opera, Pittsburg Ballet Theatre and Atlanta Ballet. In addition to his position with the RWB, Biernacki is an Assistant Music Director, Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master of Manitoba Opera.

Specialties

Piano, Jazz Piano, Pop Piano, Theory, Composition, Conducting.

Lesson details

Private lessons in Piano, Music Theory through the curriculum of the Royal Conservatory of Music.
Beginners, intermediate, advanced.
Children, youths and adults.
30 years of teaching experience.

Education and Accreditation

Bachelor of Music School of Music University of Manitoba
Master of Music Academy of Music Katowice (Poland)

Member of Manitoba Registered Music Teachers Association

Member of Manitoba Music Professionals AFM

Testimonials

https://tabierna.wixsite.com/mynewwebsite

Experience

more than 20 years

Rates

$40 - $49

Availability

Monday 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 9am - 9pm
Wednesday 9am - 9pm
Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday 9am-9pm
Sunday 9am-9pm

Teaching location

Teachers Studio

Genre

Chamber Music
Classical
Composition
Contemporary
Jazz
Performance
Pop

Methods

Canada Conservatory
Royal Conservatory of Music
Yamaha Method

Instruments and Subjects

pedagogy
piano
theory – analysis
theory – counterpoint
theory – harmony
theory – music history
theory – rudiments

Levels taught

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Type of students

Children
Young Adults
Adults
Seniors

Languages

English
Polish