One of Reed Music's most prolific composers, Tomasz Spiewak was born 12 September 1936 in Krakow, Poland. In Australia (Melbourne) since 1974. Studied music in Poland and Australia (Bachelor of Education -Music- University of Melbourne). Musician, composer, educator. His composer's portfolio embraces pieces for various instruments and ensembles. Publications: Aural Training for Musicians and Music Students Vol I - IV, Box Hill, 1991 - 1996, (Vol. I and II winner of State Training Board Victoria award for the Most Innovative Teaching Product, 1994), CPM Keyboard Advancing Course and Assessment Kit (AMEB, 1998), Clarinet Sight Reading and Transposition (AMEB, 2000), The Performing Ear (with co-author Jenni Hillman) Box Hill, 2001. 1982 - 2001 teacher at the Box Hill Institute of TAFE, also 1999 - 2001 at the Defence Force School of Music. Now retired from full time teaching but still performing and composing.