Krzysztof Urbaniak studied in Warsaw and in Stuttgart by Józef Serafin, Ludger Lohmann, Leszek Kędracki and Jörg Halubek. 2012 he received his doctoral degree in Kraków. He won first prizes at the Arp Schnitger organ competition in Bremen (2010) and Willem Hermans organ competition in Pistoia (2009) as well as second prizes at the Franz Schmidt organ competition in Kitzbühel (2006) and Petr Eben organ competition in Opava (2004). He is professor for organ at the Music Academy in Łódź where he has been working since 2009. Since 2013 he also teaches at the Music Academy in Kraków. Krzysztof Urbaniak led numerous organ master classes, mostly on historic organs and as a lecturer is often invited by European conservatoires. He is jury member of international organ competitions (i.e. Schnitger competition in Alkmaar, Silbermann competition in Freiberg, Buxtehude competition, Musashino competition). In recent years, for Dutch, German and Polish labels, he published several solo CDs. Krzysztof Urbaniak performs throughhout the world, giving several dozens of organ recitals every year. Since 2017 he is curator of both organs of the Artur Rubinstein Philharmonic Hall in Łódź and organ expert of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. He is artistic director of festivals around the Hildebrandt organ from 1719 in Pasłęk and around the Hummel/Nitrowski organ from 1611-1633 in Olkusz.