violinist “destined for
Anna whose playing has been praised both by the press and by the famous musicians including: Daniel Barenboim, JoAnn Falletta, Krzysztof Penderecki and George Zack was born in Lodz, Poland and made her successful solo debut at the age fifteen at the prestigious String Masters Festival with Zielona Gora Philharmonic playing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. Among her many prizes and awards are: the First Prize at the International Competition at the Aspen Music Festival, Colorado, the First Prize at the WGUC Radio Station International Competition (twice) and one of the most precious awards for a violinist: a loan of Guarneri del Gesu, "Sennhauser" from the elite Stradivari Society. Anna is the only violinist born in Poland to be awarded by this prestigious organization whose previous laureates have been Sara Chang, Gil Shaham or Maxim Vengerov. She has also received the Dorothy Starling Foundation Scholarship, Satterwaite Scholarship, G.M. Grunin Prize and J.S. and Barbara P. Johnson Scholarship, as well as Top Prizes at the National Competitions for Young Talented Violinists in Poland (Lodz, Lublin, Elblag, Olsztyn, and others).
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