A versatile and experienced performer once described as the “Glenn Gould of the Accordion,” Iwo Jedynecki is changing perspectives for the classical accordion with his unique approach to concert programming and presentation. Winner of top prizes at over 30 national and international music competitions, he has performed as a soloist in 25 countries across four continents. Mr. Jedynecki can often be found performing alongside duo partner and violinist Karolina Mikołajczyk, most notably at Carnegie Hall, The Guangzhou Opera House, and Warsaw Philharmonic Hall. In 2022, Mr. Jedynecki received his doctoral degree with a dissertation about 19th-century music for harmonium. He is a winner of the 2022 Astral Artists National Competition and received a Fulbright scholarship to become the first classical accordionist in the history of New York University.