Mateusz Gwizdałła

1993, Poland and Australia

Current occupation



Sibelius Academy, Uniarts Helsinki Masters of Orchestral Conducting
Sakari Oramo 2021
Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Warsaw Master of Symphonic and Operatic Conducting
prof. dr. hab Monika Wolińska 2016 – 2019
Monash University Clayton Campus, Melbourne (The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music /Double Degree Bachelor of Music (Jazz Composition) and Bachelor of Performing Arts (Drama and Theatre Studies)
Jordan Murray, Mirko Guerrini, Scott Tinkler, Paul Williamson 2012 – 2016

Professional experience

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
GuestConductor, new organ testing internal rehearsals 2023
Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
GuestConductor and featured composer for Young Soloists concerts 2023
Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra + Oulu Symphony Orchestra
GuestAssistant to Sakari Oramo, Sibelius ‘Kullervo’ 2022
Musikkitalon Kuoro (Music House Chorus) in Helsinki
Permanenttenor section leader 2022
Opera at the Castle in Szczecin
PermanentAssistant conductor (including performances of Tchaikovsky’s Nutracker ballet and Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette opera) 2019 – 2021
Mieczysław Karłowicz Philharmonic in Szczecin
GuestGuest conductor, educational concert ‘Jeg Elsker Szczecin!’ (on youtube) 2021
Mieczysław Karłowicz Philharmonic in Szczecin
GuestGuest conductor, educational concert ‘history of a certain piece – Tchaikovsky’s Fourth’ 2020
Utrecht’s Studenten Koor en Orkest
GuestArranger and Conductor, chamber orchestra and choir wedding performance 2019
Stanisław Moniuszko Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic—European Art Centre in Białystok
Regular guestSecond Conductor, Lucy Simon’s “Doctor Zhivago” (symphonic) musical 2017 – 2019
Australian International Opera Company
Regular guestFour tours of China, various ensembles, varied roles: tour manager, assistant tour manager, assistant conductor, trumpet 2015 – 2017
Exaudi Youth Choir, Melbourne
PermanentAssociate Conductor 2015 – 2016
Lyric Opera of Melbourne
Internship 2014
Boroondara Brass Inc.
PermanentAssociate musical director, conductor of “Boroondara Harmony Brass” (30-piece brass band) and “Boroondara Beats” (educational en 2013 – 2016

Awards & recognitions

Kodaly International Conducting Competition
2nd prize 2023

Other achievements

Live album “Young Warsaw Composers” published by Chopin University Press. Conductor. Warsaw, Poland 2018
Sydney Symposium Foundation 8th National Choral Conducting Scholarship (Australia) 2016 – 2017
Ensemble project and album release “Silver Letters”. Composer, arranger and conductor, collaboration with trumpeter Niran Dasika 2015 – 2016
Solo performance
“Nieuwjaarsconcert” self-organised workshop and workshop performance of works for chamber and string orchestras, Utrecht 2019
Allegra International Summer Academy Conducting Masterclass – Prof. Johannes Schlaefli and James Lowe (Bulgaria) 2018
First Australian Conducting Academy – Johannes Fritzsch, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Hobart, Australia 2018
Jeunesses Musicales Conducting Masterclass – Christian Ehwald, Sigmund Thorp (Romania) 2017
11th World Choral Symposium in Barcelona Conducting Masterclasses – Helmuth Rilling, Simon Halsey 2017
Masterclass Nyíregyházi Cantemus Kórus Pro Musica Girls’ Choir – Dénes Szabó (Kodaly school in Hungary) 2017
11th International Sasha Mäkilä Conducting Masterclass with St. Michael Strings, Mikkeli Sasha Mäkilä (Finland) 2017
Beethoven Academy Orchestra 8th International Conducting Course, Kraków – Paweł Przytocki, Rafał Delekta (Poland) 2016
Various Masterclasses, and private tuition – Benjamin Northey and Luke Dollman (Australia) 2013 – 2016


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