II International Viennese Spring Music Competition 2022 

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Jadwiga Padjas

Pianist and teacher, recognised as ‘’the Artist of Austria’'.

Artistic director of the International Gloria Artis Festival , President of the International Music Association Gloria Artis in Vienna.  Mrs Padjas graduated from the Academy of Music in Krakow studied with  prof. Irina Sijalowa - Vogel. From over than 30 years Mrs Padjas lives in Vienna where she pursues lively pedagogical activities, having her own music school in Vienna she teaches and promotes talented students and pianists especially form Poland .

Her students are top prize winners on international competitions in Austria ,Italy, Russia, Poland .

Having her International Music Association Gloria Artis Mrs Padjas helped many pianits having their artsitc carrer begin , baiscally promoting their talentes in Austria. Mrs Padjas serves as jury member in many International Piano Competitions such as International Chopin Piano Competition in Vienna, International Piano Competition Chopin plus in Kraków and International Piano Competition in Moscow , Trzciana , Kraków, Kielce and many others.

In September 2009 She received the prize ‘’ Meritorious for Polish culture’’ for her musical and educational contributions.

 

 

She gradueted from the Academy of Music in Kraków and received her master degree in 1985.

 She has been taughted by the most worldwide cellists such like  I. Monighetti, J.Berger and U.Tischbirk. On many masterclasses and workshopes . She worked for the Polish radio being a member of the polish TV orchestra and Capella Cracoviensis Orchestra , which has concerts all arround Europe.

She recived many prizes for her achievments in music and culture such as

the Educational Award of the City of Kraków , the Presidential Award of te City of Kraków ,

 the Honoris Gratia Medal)

As a cello Profesor She achieved many notable success in her teaching carrer, her students received many prizes at many prestegious international  competitionin in Liezen, Dolny Kubin, Wrocław, Warszawa, Poznań, Kłodzko, Kraków, Stalowa Wola).

Every year Marta Provides cello mansterclasses during  the Zenon Brzewski International Music festival in Łańcut (Poland)

 Since 2002 She is the Director of the B. Rutkowski Primary and Secondary School of Music in Kraków which is on of the most notable music school in Poland.

 

Marta Nowaczyk- Łapińska

He graduated master violin class of Prof. E.Zienkowski at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna in 2014 as well as an elite solo studies in the master class of Prof. M.Urbaniak-Lisik at the  Hochschule der Künste Bern in 2018 (both with destinction). From 2016 Assistant of Violin at Hochschule der Künste in Bern and leads Webern Kammerphilharmonie at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna. In 2021 appointed on Doctorate research position at K.Penderecki’s Academy of Music in Cracow. He is the winner of prestigious awards at international competitions: IV International Music Competition in Rome- 1st Prize and Special Prize, 44 th Prof. Josef Dichler’s International Music Competition in Vienna- 1st Prize, Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition in Vienna- 2nd Prize, 2. Grand Prix Rising Stars International Competition in Berlin- 3rd Prize.  XV Osaka International Competition- Finalist, International Anton Rubinstein Violin Competition in Düsseldorf- Finalist, XXX J.S.Bach Competition in Zielona Góra- 2nd Prize, III G.Ph.Telemann Competition in Poznań- 4th Prize, III Prof. I. Dubiska Violin Competition in Musical Interpretation in Łódź- Finalist.

He has performed at the most renowned concert halls of Europe : Vienna's Musikverein and Konzerthaus, Berlin's Konzerthaus and Philharmony, Tonhalle Maag in Zürich, Marinnsky Petersburg, Tivoli Copenhagen, Musik Casino Konzerthaus Bern, Budapest Philharmony, Gilde Riga.

He is the concertmaster and soloist of Lutoslawski Chamber Orchestra (Lomza) as well as the Chamber Orchestra Camerata Polonia in Vienna. 

 

 

 

 

 

Mateusz Kasprzak-Łabudziński 

Katarzyna Słota-Marciniec 

She graduated from Music Academy in Krakow , majoring in solo singing under the tuition of prof. Izabella Jasińska – Buszewicz. After graduating she has been developing her singing during several Master Courses under tuition of R. Karczykowski as well as other tutors like: Ch. Elssner, P. Tschaplik, A. Pearce. She also graduated from Jagiellonian Uniwersity (psychology). While being a student she took part in a lot of Academy`s realizations (for instant The Third Lady in Magic Flute by W.A. Mozart performed on stage at the Krakow Opera).

After finishing studies her first appearance on professional stage was a role of Francisca in musical West Side Story by L. Bernstein (Theater in Schwedt , Germany ). In 2002 she started cooperation with the Krakow Opera in E. Humperdinck`s Hänsel und Gretel (as Hänsel). In 2006 she was engaged in Music Theatre in Gliwice as Gigi Orlovsky in Fledelmaus by J. Strauss. Her interests include also interpretations of songs and operetta. She has specialized in musical performances addressed to children: since 1999 she is involved (as a singer and speaker) in preparing and making concerts for children for Krakow Philharmonic, “Malwa” Modern Music Club and other cultural centers in Krakow.

In 2015 she has been honored by the President of Krakow with “Honoris Gratia” badge.

Since 2009 works as a singing teacher in Music Middle School im. Br. Rutkowskiego in Krakow .

As an academic tutor she cooperates with Jagiellonian University , carrying Voice Projection Courses in Pedagogy Institute, Collegium Medicum as well as in Center of Excellence for Academic Teaching and Learning - Ars Docendi UJ.

She also works for Music Academy in Krakow since 2006, where she is lecturing on Vocal Projection Classes for the graduate studies of Music Therapy, and since 2011 for the students of Composition, Interpretation and Musical Education Faculty where she also lectures Voice Hygiene and Psychology of Music.

Andrzej Ślązak started his music education at the age of six under the supervision of Piotr Stopa at Karol Szymanowski State Music School in Zamość. He continued his education at the Grażyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Łódź in the class of Prof. Tadeusz Chmielewski. In 2010 he earned the title of a Master of Arts. In 2014, having completed doctoral studies at the Academy of Music in Łódź, he was awarded the academic degree of a Doctor of Musical Arts, following the presentation of his doctoral dissertation on the works of the prominent Polish composer Paweł Szymański. In 2019 he became an associate professor.

At present, Andrzej Ślązak works at the Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce where he

has been the head of the Department of Music since 2020.

He devotes his artistic activity to the performance of early music and modern music. He has mastered his skills in this field under the guidance of brilliant pianists and chamber musicians, among others: Nicolas Hodges and Marino Formenti (42. Darmstadt International Summer Courses for New Music), Rebekka Hartmann (Dresdner Meisterkurse Musik), Tomasz Tomaszewski (Universität der Künste Berlin), Krystian Zimerman, Kevin Kenner, Eugen Jindjic, Małgorzata Walentynowicz, Szabolcs Esztenyi and Andrzej Jasiński. He has frequently performed during MUSICA MODERNA Contemporary Music Festival (Łódź, Poland) and HARMOS International Chamber Music Conference (Porto, Portugal).

He is one of the first pianists to have performed in Poland the works of Salvatore Sciarrino, Peter Ablinger, Mauricio Kagel, John Cage, John Adams, Beat Furrer, Cornelius Schwehr and Łukasz Woś. The artist actively cooperates with such composers as Peter Ablinger, Zygmunt Krauze, Paweł Szymański Artur Zagajewski, Dariusz Przybylski, Łukasz Woś, and Jerzy Mądrawski.

Since 2017, Andrzej Ślązak has been a member of the Polish Society for Contemporary Music.

Andrzej Ślązak

Miroslav Hanáček graduated from the Conservatory in Žilina (Slovakia), and the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica (Slovakia) and obtains his masters from the Academy of Music in Kraków (Poland).

He runs his flute studio at  the Conservatory of Music in Žilina, beside his pedagogical activities he is also an active performer, he regullary appears  as well as soloist and with different orchestras.

Mirosław is a member of the State Chamber Orchestra of Žilina, the AdHoc Orchestra, and the AdLibitum baroque music ensemble. He has performed with the Avante trio at many concerts in Slovakia, in the Czech Republic and Spain. His students are winners of several international flute competitions.

In 2021 Mirosław has got his d PhD from the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica under the guidance of the world known Czech flutist prof. Václav 

Miroslav Hanáček 

Jakub Łęczycki

Jakub Łęczycki graduated of the Vienna Academy of Music: Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien. He began his studies in 2013 and graduated in 2020. During his career, gained his experience under the most worldwide singers such like: Piotr Beczała, Robert Holl, Krasymira Stoyanowa, Ramon Vargas, Helena Łazarska, Jacek Laszczkowski, Rainer Trost, Anton Scharinger and Renata Jonakowska Olszowska. He took part in many productions such as Don Pasquale, Falstaff, Don Giovanni, Cosi fan tutte. Jakub Łęczycki lives and gives concerts in Vienna in Hous of Musik and another concert hall. He took part in many masterclasses, workshopes and competitions in Italy, Austria, Germany, Poland and Slovakia. currently he sings at the drama theater in Warsaw.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Martin Oboňa studied trumpet playing at The Conservatory of Žilina. He studied at Žilina University, faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Humanities – trumpet playing and music.

He grew up many great trumpet players and interpreters during his 20 year long conservatory work. Some of his famous students are eg. Lukáš Oravec (the leader of Oravec quartet), Tibor Ďuriak (the first trumpet player in Slovak National Theatre orchestra). The most of his students play in orchestras across whole Slovakia.

Mr. Oboňa provided many trumpete masterclasses in Bratislava and Kosice. Mr. Oboňa often takes part in the jury of several international competitions, his students are recognised on Competitions in Slovakia and abroad.

 

He is a member of  Žilina Conservatory,  The biggest success of this orchestra is the first place and the absolute winner in International competition of Big Bands in Děčín, Czech republic,as many first prizes in many other competitions.

 

Martin Oboňa