fot. Patryk Piłasiewicz

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fot. Patryk Piłasiewicz

A student of Professor Jerzy Hazuka of Music School in Gdansk (2000-2007) and Professor Bartosz Bryła and assistant Agata Szymczewska of Ignacy Paderewski Music Academy in Poznań. Since 2010 she started her work in Poznań Philharmonic Orchestra (actually - soloist position). Since 2012 she is a member of Sepia Ensemble.

She is the winner of a number of violin competitions, e.g.:

  • III prize at the National A. Januszajtis Violin Competition (Gdańsk, 2001 i 2003)
  • III prize at the 4th International Georg Philipp Telemann Violin Competition (Poznań,2003)
  • Distinction at the 2nd International H.W.Ernst and K.Szymanowski Violin Competition (Wrocław, 2009)
  • V prize at the 8th National Z.Jahnke Violin Competition (Poznań, 2009)
  • III and II prize at the International "Don Vincenzo Vitti" Competition - solo and chamber music (Italy, 2013)

Participant of music courses including seminars with Prof. Wanda Wiłkomirska, Prof. Bartłomiej Nizioł, Maxim Vengerov. In 2013 and 2014 she was principal second violin in I, Culture Orchestra and in 2015, a concertmaster.

She cooperates with Baltic Neopolis Orchestra, Collegium F and Pan-European Philharmonia.

For me Sepia Ensemble is a chance for being a part of someone`s memory.