He studied composition with Eugeniusz Knapik and piano with Józef Stompel at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. He continued his studies at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart in the composition class of Caspar Johannes Walter and the piano class of Nicolas Hodges.
He has received awards at several piano competitions, including the Fryderyk Chopin National Piano Competition (2nd Prize), and the 10th and 11th International Contemporary Chamber Music Competition in Cracow (2006 – Special Prize, 2007 – 2nd Prize for soloists).
His works have featured at the New Music Days in Ostrava, New Music Festival in Louisville, New Music Festival in Katowice, and 3rd Premieres Festival in Katowice. As a pianist he has performed e.g. at the AUKSO Summer Philharmonic, Witold Lutosławski Festival, and Henryk Mikołaj Górecki Marathon. He has held scholarships from the Polish Ministry of Culture, F. Chopin Society, and Sapere Auso Foundation. In 2005 he received a Socrates-Erasmus scholarship to the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart, where he studied with Marco Stroppa. Currently he holds a scholarship from the Young Poland programme.
He has participated in the Young Composers in Homage to Fryderyk Chopin programme, organised by the European Krzysztof Penderecki Music Centre. He currently works at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice as a junior lecturer at the Faculty of Composition, Conducting and Music Theory.
S e l e c t e d w o r k s: Haiku for soprano, violin, glockenspiel and piano (2001), Sonata for piano (2002), Five Pieces for viola and piano (2003), Scenes for violin and chamber orchestra (2004), Musica notturna for tape (2004), Metamorphoses for cello and chamber ensemble (2005), Sound Plays for two pianos and celesta (2005), Aleatoric Etudes for two pianos (2006), Recitativo, corale e arioso for chamber ensemble (2006), Halfsounds for three string ensembles (2007), Piú niente for marimba (2008), Mirror Music for piano and electronics (2008), Images for cello and electronics (2009), Solo for amplified cello and electronics (2011) Con tensione for chamber ensemble (2012).