Adam Porębski in 2014 he graduated with a distinction (Honorary Diploma Primus Inter Pares) from the Karol Lipinski Academy of Music in Wrocław after studies with Krystian Kiełb (composition), Cezary Duchnowski (computer composition), Zbigniew Karnecki and Sebastian Ładyżyński (theater and film music). At the same time he graduated violin studies with Jarosław Pietrzak and Małgorzata Kogut-Ślanda.

He has received scholarships granted by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2010-2011), the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2012-2013), the Mayor of City Wrocław (2010-2013), the Authors’ Association ZAiKS (2014).

His compositions have been performed, among others, in Poland, Germany, Great Britain, Czech Republic, Lithuania in such festiwals as Musica Polonica Nova and Musica Electronica Nova in Wrocław, Poznań Music Spring, Silesian Rostrum of Composers Festival in Katowice, Janacek May in Ostrava, Kielce Music Days, Christopher’s Summer Festival in Vilnius. Many of his compositions have been incorporated as the obligatory pieces into polish and international performance competitions, were recorded (e.g. DUX label) and published (e.g. PWM, Publishing House of the Academy of Music in Wrocław).

In October 2013 during The Great Anniversary Concert on the occasion of the official opening of the new concert hall in Academy of Music in Wrocław his piece Hierophonos F-E-C-H was performed by the Symphony Orchestra under the button of Marek Pijarowski.

Apart from composing, Adam Porębski engages in piano activities, with special emphasis on the 20th and 21st century music, including the promotion of Ryszard Bukowski’s creative work. He also takes part in projects with improvisation, including live electronics.

He is currently a assistant lecturer on the faculty of the Academy of Music in Wroclaw.


2014 Honorable Mention in the Student’s Nobel Prize Competition
2013 Prize by Mayor of Wrocław
2013 3rd prize in the I Polish Competition for Composers in Toruń
2013 Main Prize (ex aequo) in the Polish Competition for Composers in Poznań
2013 Honorary Appreciation in the International Competition “GENERACE” in Ostrava
2012 Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Award
2012 2nd prize in the Krzysztof Penderecki International Composers’ Competition ARBORETUM in Radom
2012 Honorary Appreciation in the X Tadeusz Ochlewski Composers’ Competitin in Kraków
2012 3rd prize in the Grzegorz Fitelberg Polish National Competition for Composers in Katowice
2011 1st prize in the Composition Competition in Katowice
2011  Ist prize on Composers Competition – work  for solo voice and piano with lyric by Czesław Miłosz in Katowice
 2010  Main Prize in the Composition Competition “When I think: Chopin…” in Wrocław
2009  1st prize (ex aequo) in the Fourth Witold Szalonek Composition Competition of The Silesian Rostrum of Composers in Katowice
2009  1st prize in the Polish Competition for Composers in Opole