Violinist and pedagogue Robert Szreder teaches Violin at Conservatorium Maastricht. He also works as a guest lecturer and gives masterclasses around the world, including in the USA, Russia, Ireland, Poland, Germany, China and Korea.
He has been decorated with several international distinctions (including the Order of the International Court of Justice, The Medal of Thomas More Society). The President of the Polish Republic awarded him a Medal for Merit to Polish Culture and the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta. Robert Szreder was the first and only artist to be invited to perform a gala concert on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the International Court of Justice at the Peace Palace in The Hague.
Robert Szreder is frequently invited to be a member of the jury at international competitions. As a violinist, he performs at various festivals such as the Beethoven Festival in Sweden, Mozart Festival in the United States, Warsaw Autumn in Poland and Holland Festival.
He has toured with great success across Western Europe, the United States, South America, Asia, Poland, Russia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Hungary, and made numerous radio, television, LP and CD recordings.
Robert Szreder was born in 1946 in Deblin (Poland). He studied under professor Zenon Brzewski at the Warsaw Academy of Music and graduated with excellence in 1970.
Before moving to the Netherlands, his present home, Robert Szreder had already been among the prize-winners at the International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition in the Netherlands, the Bela Bartok Competition in Budapest and several other international music competitions.
Robert Szreder has resided in the Netherlands since 1974.