Stipendium für Piano - Graciella Kowalczyk

Curriculum Vitae
Personal Data
name Graciella Aldona Kowalczyk
born 19th July 1978, Lyon (France)
nationality Polish
parents Elzbieta Kowalczyk, economist
Bronislaw Kowalczyk, lawyer
marital status single
1987 First piano lessons
until 1993 "Karol Szymanowsky" Primary School of Music, Warsaw
1991 - III prize at the "Regional Piano Competition for Primary Schools of Music in Warsaw"
1993 - II prize at the "Regional Piano Competion for Primary Schools of Music in Warsaw"
1993 - June 1998 Studies at "Fryderyk Chopin" Secondary School of Music, Warsaw
Professor of piano: Pawel Skrzypek
School certificate with distinction
Since October 1998 Studies at Music Conservatory, Moscow
Professor of piano: Sergei Dorenskij
Concerts and Competitions
1988 until now
Several recitals and concerts with orchestras in Poland
1996 Oct. 3, Warsaw, Stanislaw August Poniatowski Theater in "Lazienki Park"
1996 Oct. 31, Warsaw, National Society Philharmonic
1997 Apr. 14, Olsztyn, with Philharmonic Orchestra
1997 Dec. 15, Warsaw, National Society Philharmonic
1998 Jan. 12, Warsaw, Museum of Independence
1998 May. 23, Warsaw, Gallery of Art Jan Pawel II
1998 June 8, Warsaw, Royal Castle
2001 July, Recitals & concerts with orchestras in the USA (e.g. Washington D.C.)
1993 Participant in the "International Chopin Piano Competition for Young Pianists" in Szafarna - 3rd prize
1996 January Participant at "Regional Piano Competition for Secondary Schools of Music in Lodz"
1996 March "National Finale for Piano Competition for Secondary Schools of Music" in Zagan, sponsored by the Polish Ministry of Culture and Art
Grand Prix (1st prize)
1996 Sept. 12-15 Participant at XVth International Chopin Piano Festival, Antonin
1996-1998 Scholarship from "National Found to Support Talented Children"
1998-2002 Scholarship from Louis-Spohr-Förderverein e.V., Kassel (Tchaikovsky Conservatory Moscow and Texas, USA)
2001 June International Piano Competition, Palermo 2001 (1st prize)