Barbara Jazwinski's music has been presented throughout the world. Among the many distinguished artists with whom she has collaborated are Esther Lamneck, Odaline de la Martinez, Jeremy Huw Williams, Paula Fan, Steven Beck, Miranda Cucson, Aaron Wunsch, Robert Burkhart, Tim Ruedeman, Suzanne Gilchrest, Sonora Winds, and Martha Locker. Her work Fantasy on Jazz has recently been recorded by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by David Watkin, with Samuel Brandão Marques as clarinet soloist. The album, Symphonic Chronicles, vol. 1, NV6519, was released on April 28, 2023.
Barbara Jazwinski's compositions have been performed at international music festivals, conferences and concert series including the ISCM Virtual Collaborative Series 2022, International Double Reeds Society Conference, Diffrazioni Multimedia Festival, London Festival of American Music; Laboratories of Contemporary Music in Warsaw, Society of Composers', Inc., Washington Square Contemporary Music Series, Klassik & Elektronik Music Play in Berlin, The New Repertory Ensemble of New York, The Fanfare Festival, Gegenwelten Festival (Mannheim - Heidelberg), North/South Consonance, Constanta International Music Days in Romania, SIMC Romania/ISCM in Bucharest, Concerti Interactive Arts in Lucca, Musica 2000 in Ancona, Italy, Radio France Musique (ORTF-Paris; Magasine Internationale) New Music Festival, Edmonton Composers' Concert Society in Canada, the New York University New Music Ensemble, Shenson Recital Series at Stanford, A Look Behind the Curtain, La Maison Française at NYU, 2nd Album of Contemporary Music for Young Performers in Wroclaw, The Koszalin Philharmonic Concert Series, Polish Music Festival in Montreal, and The New Repertory Ensemble of New York.
Among her awards are the Prince Pierre of Monaco Composition Award for her Sextet and the First Prize in the Nicola De Lorenzo Music Composition Contest for Music for Chamber Orchestra. She is the recipient of numerous commissions, grants and fellowships including commissions from Sonora Winds, London Festival of American Music, New York University New Music Ensemble, Louisiana Music Teachers' Association, Esther Lamneck, Jeremy Huw Williams, Louisiana Sinfonietta, New Hudson Saxophone Quartet, Chamber Music Center at the Composers' Conference at Wellesley College, Quatuor Francis Poulenc, an Artist Fellowship from the Louisiana State Arts Council, grants from the Presser Foundation, Newcomb Foundation, Metzner Foundation, Meet the Composer, Inc., and many others.
Dr. Jazwinski received her degrees from Stanford University (M.A.) where she studied with Gyorgy Ligeti, and from the City University of New York (Ph.D.) where she studied with Mario Davidovsky. Currently, she is Head of the Music Composition Program at Tulane University in New Orleans.
Her works, released on Navona Records, Vienna Modern Masters, Capstone, Ravello Records, Musique Suisses, Lorelt, Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and Pandora, have received many excellent reviews.
Barbara Jazwinski's music is published by the American Composers Edition (composers.com).