Agnieszka MARUCHA (Poland Polska)
soloist.chamber artist, teacher, first violin of the Opium String Quartet. Graduated with distinction from the F. Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw (studied with prof. Mirosław Ławrynowicz) and Hochschule der Kunst in Bern (pupil of prof. Monika Urbaniak-Lisik). Doctor of Musical Arts, violin teacher at Warsaw’s Chopin Uniwersity of Music. From 2013-2014 a visiting prof. of violin at Keimyung University in Daegu, South Korea. Violin teacher at the music courses in Bosa Antica and Alghero in Italy. Recorded 7 CDs – 6 first recordings.
 d.smolarski Dariusz SMOLARSKI (Poland Polska)
violinist, solo and chamber musician, teacher. Graduate of the Chopin Academy in Warsaw, the first student of Professor M. Ławrynowicz to become an assistant in his class. Prizewinner at international competitions, concertmaster of the Symphony Orchestra in Płock. Teaches the violin  at the music school in Płock and the Zenon Brzewski Secondary School of General Education and Music, Warsaw. Organizer of the M. Ławrynowicz International Meetings of Young Violinists in Płock.


Dorota SOSNOWSKA (Switzerland Szwajcaria)
violinist, solo ans chamber musician, teacher. Graduated with distinction from Warsaw’s Chopin Academy of Music (S. Kawalla’s class), advanced her violin playing with prof. W. Marschner. Performed as member of Polish Chamber Orchestra under J. Maksymiuk and the K. Teutsch Ensemble. Currently a violinist with the Basel Symphony Orchestra, leader of the string trio KADMOS and member of the piano trio Fennica. A dedicated teacher, organizes concerts for talented young Polish musician in Germany, Switzerland and France.
  Łukasz SYRNICKI (Poland Polska)
violist, chamber artist, teacher. He graduated from the Academy of Music in Katowice, studying the viola with prof. Zygmund Jochemczyk and then attended masterclasses run by Amadeus Quartet, Juilliard Quartet, Alban Berg Quartet, Smetana Quartet as well as those given by prof. Kurt Lewin. Since 1985 he has been a violist with Silesian Quartet, which has released ca 50 discs for world-famous labels, has performed in major concert halls across the world, and has won numerous awards. Since 2009 Łukasz Syrnicki has taught the viola and chamber music at the K. Szymanowski Secondary Music School in Katowice, also collaborating with Katowice’s Music Academy. His pupils are frequent prize winners at national and international competitions. He has conducted masterclasses  in Finland, Croatia and Poland and has judged competitions and auditions. He has been awarded a Gloria Artis medal, a Gold Cross of Merit and an Honorary Gold Badge for  Services  to the Province of Silesia.      


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