Henry Gwiazda


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  • FISEA1993, ISEA1997

    Henry Gwiazda was born in 1952 in New Britain, Connecticut. His first musical experiences were in numerous garage bands. He received degrees from the Eastman School of Music, Hartt School of Music, and the College-Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati. His works have been performed by the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony, the Red River Dance Company and the Mahkahta Dance Theatre in Fargo, ND. He has received six Standard Awards Panel Grants from ASCAP and commissions from the Minnesota Composers Forum, the American Dance Festival, the Barlow Foundation and two McKnight Fellowships. Performed on electric instruments, his recent music combines a diverse musical background with an intense interest in the latest technology and aesthetic thought. As a solo performer, he has performed extensively throughout the United States and Europe. He has performed at New Music America (1989),The Kitchen, Performance Space 122, The Knitting Factory, Roulette, iEAR Studios (Troy), Music Gallery (Toronto), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), Democrazy (Ghent), Monty (Antwerp), Het Apollohuis (Holland), Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), New Langton Arts (San Francisco), The Sonic Disturbance Festival (Cleveland), and many more.


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  • United States of America

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