i.albrecht Irena ALBRECHT (Poland Polska)
soloist, chamber artis, teacher. Graduated from M. Smilgin’s class at Higher School of Music in Gdańsk, postgraduate studies with P. Lukacs in Budapest Conservatory. In early years a violist with the Teatro Communale Orchestra, Florence, under R. Mutti. Performs and records solo and with ensembles including Capella Bydgostiensis, the W. Rajski Orchestra and the Baltic Philharmonic. Professor of viola at the Academy of Music in Gdańsk and at master classes. The list of her pupils includes highly successful violist and prizewinners. Juror at the J. Rakowski Viola Competition in Poznań and the National Auditions for Violinists and Violistis of Secondary Music Schools.
  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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