Barbara Wislocka

Member Since Fall 2017, R.D. since June  2019

Poland, Warsaw Region

Barbara Wisłocka was born on January 2, 2000 in Cracow. She started playing the piano at
the age of 7. She graduated from POSM im. Fryderyka Chopina in piano class of Olga
Łazarska. Currently she is studying in Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw in
piano class of Joanna Ławrynowicz- Just. She has participated in numerous piano
masterclasses. She worked with great pianists and teachers as Andrzej Jasiński, Kevin
Kenner, Philippe Giusiano, Eugen Indjic. She has achievements in international and national
competitions, for example 3rd prize in the 5th Piano Competition of Irena Rolanowska in
Cracow (2012), 3rd prize in 13. International Piano Competition in Goerlitz, Germany
(2014), special prize of Podkarpacka Foundation for the Development of Culture
"Individuality of the forum" in Sanok (2016), honorable mention in I International Chopin
Piano Competition in Turzno (2019). She has given concerts among others in Cracow, Warsaw, Slovakia, Germany, Czech Republic. In June 2017 she played three piano recitals in towns of northern France. In 2007-2018 she cooperated with Opera Krakowska- she was taking part in many spectacles, concerts and festivals. In 2018 she got a scholarship funded by the Director of the Institute of Music and Dance. In 2019 She played with Lviv Chamber Orchestra "Akademia" under the direction of Igor Pylatyuk.  In addition music she loves theater, travels and analog photography.

Konstancja Śmietańska

Member Since Fall 2019

Poland, Warsaw Region

She was born on 2002 in Koszalin. To the State Music School Complex Grazyna Bacewicz
began to attend at the age of 7, from September 2009. At the same time, she began
learning to play the cello in the class of Mrs Grażyna Harasimowicz. After finishing
elementary school she went smoothly to OSM II degree to the class of Wiktor Cisoń. From
the very beginning of her studies, she gained high positions at nationals and international
cello competitions for children and youth. She also won prizes playing in chamber
ensembles. She participated in workshops and cello courses conducted to Chamber
Workshops prepared by the National Children's Fund, which were held for two weeks at
the Krzysztof Penderecki European Music Center in Lusławice in Poland. From school year
2018/2019 Konstancja learns in Music School in Warsaw (OSM II st. im. Z. Brzewskiego).
Her cello masters and teachers are: dr hab. Marcin Zdunik, and Magdalena Bojanowicz.
Konstancja works also with pianist Maria Sterczyńska. She was awarded at national and
internationals competitions. To the last of them belong The First Prize in XIV Kazimierz
Wiłkomirski International Youth Cello Competition in Poznań and Honorable Mention in
Concertino Praga Radio Competition for Young Musicians. Konstancja, from October 2015
to the present she is a scholarship holder of the National Children's Fund.

Karolina Janus

Member Since Fall 2019

Poland, Warsaw Region

I was born in Warsaw (Poland) in 2002. I began studying the piano with Marek Bieńkuński in
ZPSM I stopnia w Warszawie im. Stanisława Moniuszki. In 2014 I changed my main instrument to flute. Then I started my education art ZPSM Nr 1 w Warszawie Osm im. Zenona Brzewskiego in the flute class of Beata Kierzkowska. I participated in many courses and masterclasses in Poland. I worked with such a great and famous flautists, including: Mario Caroli, Carlos Brunel, Antoni Wierzbiński and Ewelina Zawiślak. I won many prizes in national and international competitions such as: Silver prize in Finalis III International Competition for Wind Instruments; 1st prize in flute trio in 6th International Competition for flute solo -Il Flauto Ricercato.

Kornelia Szydlo

Member Since Fall 2019

Poland, Warsaw Region

Kornelia Szydlo was born on August 31, 2002 in Nowa Sol, Poland. She began playing cello when she was seven years old while attending the Music School in Zielona Gora in her father's – Arkadiusz Szydlo – class. At present she' s attending professor Tomasz Strahl class at Zenon Brzewski School of Music in Warsaw. She has reached the top rankings at many national and international competitions, including among others: Grand Prix at the 2013 3rd Nationwide Polish Competition “Let's Start from the Bach”; 2nd place at the 12th Wilkomirski International Cello Youth Competition in Poland 2014; 2nd place at the 14th Zarębski International Competition in Poland 2014; 1st place at the 20th Bohdan Warchal International Strings Competition " Talents for Europe" in Slovakia 2015; 1st place at the 2018 41st Nationwide Polish Bach Competition; distinction at 2019 Nationwide Polish Cello Competition of Center of Art Education. Her significant achievements also include solo performances with the Zielona Gora Philharmonic Orchestra – in 2014, 2017 and 2019, solo performance with the Cottbus State Theatre Philharmonic Orchestra in Germany 2017,  recital with prof. Stanislaw Firlej during the “2015 Zenon Brzewski International Music Courses in Lancut” and participation in polish TV program “SuperKids” in 2015.

Marta Gębska

Member Since Fall 2019

Poland, Warsaw Region

Marta Gębska was born in 2002 into a family of musicians. She had her first violin lessons, aged 6, at the Z. Brzewski International Music Course in Łańcut. From 2013 she was taught by her father – Andrzej Gębski – until 2017, when she became a student of a distinguished violinist and teacher – prof. Roman Lasocki. Marta Gębska has been awarded prizes at national and international competitionsand international competitions. Though still so young, Marta Gębska can already boast solo and chamber appearances in numerous concert halls in Poland, Germany, the Netherlands. She had her first concerto performance with the A. Malawski Philharmonic in Rzeszów, in 2014, with maestro Tadeusz Wojciechowski conducting, and after that highly successful debut she appears regularly as solo performer and recitalist both in Poland and abroad. She has received several grants, in 2014, from the National Children Fund, the Art Education Centre Director, the Young Poland 2015 programme of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage as well as the Franciszek Wybrańczyk Artistic Grant from the Sinfonia Varsovia Foundation. As well as playing the violin, Marta composes music, loves drawing and writing poetry. She had her first book of poems Tyłem do ściany (with my back to the wall) issued by Pani Twardowska publishers in June 2017. She had recorded her debut album “per musicam ad atsra” in 2018 for DUX Recording Producers. Marta Gębska plays a Gustave Villaumme 1923 violin.

Małgorzata Cegielska

Member Since Fall 2019

Poland, Warsaw Region

Małgorzata Cegielska was born in 2001 into a musical family. She began her flute studies in 2009 at the Karol Kurpiński State Music School in Warsaw, Poland. Since 2015 she attends Ewelina Kliczkowska’s flute class at the Frederic Chopin State Music School in Warsaw.
Cegielska is a prizewinner of many national and international music competitions. Her recent achievements are: 5th Polish Flute Competition (Bielsko-Biała, March 2019) - 1st prize, 12th International Competition for Wind Instruments (Jastrzębie-Zdrój, November 2018) - 3rd prize, 12th Polish Flute Festival (Sieradz, May 2018) - 1st prize, 9th Flute Meeting (Piotrków Trybunalski, March 2018) - Grand Prix.  She took part in numerous masterclasses conducted by artists such as Sir James and Lady Galway, Denis Bouriakov, Carlos Bruneel, Dejan Gavrić, Paolo Taballione, Andras Adorjan, Gro Schibsted Sandvik, Janos Balint, Gareth McLearnon, Urszula Janik, Antoni Wierzbiński and
Agata Igras. Małgorzata Cegielska is a scholarship recipient of Galway Flute Academy, Polish Children's Fund and the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. In 2018 she was a member of Polish Youth Orchestra.

Dominika Adamczyk

Member Since Fall 2019

Poland, Warsaw Region

Dominika Adamczyk, was born in 2003 in Warsaw, Poland. She began her adventure with playing violin at 6 years old via Suzuki Method. In 2016 she graduated with distinction from E. Młynarski Music School in Warsaw under dr Ewa Kowar-Mikołajczyk supervision. She is now studying violin for the 4th year at Zenon Brzewski Music School in Warsaw in prof. Andrzej Gębski class. As a soloist and chamber musician, she is a laureate of many national and international competitions, among others in Bydgoszcz, Sochaczew, Płock, Grudziądz and Katowice. She is also a winner of the Centrum Edukacji Artystycznej competition. Recently she won first prize at the national competition in Poznan (solo), an international in Bydgoszcz (the chamber music ensemble), and third prize at the International Violin Meetings in Plock. She gave concerts on Warsaw and Lancut Castles, in The Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio, Slovak Institue in Warsaw and Kastell Goch in Germany. She took part in Lusławice Orchestra of Talents at the Krzysztof Penderecki European Center of Music and „Stringtime Nieder Rhein” international master courses in Germany. She is a scholarship holder of Centrum Edukacji Artystycznej and since 2016 National Children's Foundation in Poland.

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