Graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music (now: Fryderyk Chopin University of Music) in Warsaw, where he studied violin with Zenon Brzewski and Mirosław Ławrynowicz. A winner of prizes at various music competitions, he has participated in a number of national and international master interpretation classes, as well as in the Talents Week Festival in Tarnów. Since 1983, a member of the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra.
As a chamber musician, he has given concerts in Finland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Great Britain, South Korea, China, and Japan, and as a soloist also in Germany, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Spain, and Japan. The artist has made many album and archival recordings. He has collaborated with the music editorial office of Polish Radio – for the series of original broadcasts on Paganini’s Caprices for Solo Violin he received an award from the Radio and Television Committee.
Jan Lewtak is the author of numerous arrangements for chamber orchestra; on the occasion of the Chopin Year (2010), on the commission of PWM Edition publishing house, he arranged for piano and string orchestra both Chopin’s concertos. He is Artistic Director of the Warsaw Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, with which in 2003 he recorded Vivaldi’s Four Seasons as a soloist under the baton of Antoni Wit.