Wilfried Schewik comes from Goslar, he studied the piano at the Musikhochschule Detmold, learnt the jazz piano at the Folkwang University Essen and School music at the University of Dortmund. He obtained his higher education under the american jazz pianist Richard Beirach.
Currently, he operates and works closely with the Ruhrstadt festival in some music theater productions and jazz formations. In addition, Wilfried Schewik plays together with Roelof Chris (posthumus) in the R. P. Swing Orchestra. In his repertoire, he has mainly european swing and dance music of the 30s and 40s.