Jakub Kuszlik appeared on the Paderewski Festival in Raleigh in 2018, where he gained an extraordinary success. He performed in multiple venues in New York City including Lincoln Center and the Consulate General of his native Poland to overflow crowds and great acclaim. He is the recipient of numerous international and national competitions. This year, at age 22, he has won second place in the Hilton Head International Piano Competition (March) and third place in the Top of the World Competition in Tromso, Norway (June). He has performed in Poland, Germany, Norway, Iceland, Japan, Vietnam and the United States.