Piotr Nowicki – pianist, graduated from the Academy of Music in Gdańsk. His main artistic activity is focused on the XX and XXI century contemporary music that he performs as a soloist and chamber musician. Since 1995 he has been co-creating a duo with percussionist Paweł Nowicki and since 2002 he has been a member and co-creator of Kwartludium ensemble, specialising in the performance of the newest music. The ensembles gave many performances including world premieres on a number of prestigious contemporary music festivals in Poland and abroad. His artistic output comprises recordings for such record labels as Dux, Requiem Records, Bôłt Records, Touch and Denovali Records as well as Polish Radio, TVP Kultura, Polmic, WDR 3 and Deutschlandfunk. He performed in USA, Australia, China, South Korea, Georgia, Turkey, Israel, and in most European countries. In 2015 he was awarded a postdoctoral degree in musical arts (with specialisation in piano) at the Gdańsk Music Academy where he works as professor on Instrumental and Vocal-Acting Departments. Piotr Nowicki is the founder and president of the New Music Foundation Kwartludium working for the promotion of contemporary music in Poland and abroad.