Patrycja Stepien was born on 17.08.1988 in Lodz. She started to learn the violin at the age of seven at the H. Wieniawski Primary and Secondary Music School in Lodz. In 2010 she obtained her B.A. diploma with honours at the F. Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, where she had studied with Prof. Marcin Baranowski. After that she studied with prof. Tomasz Tomaszewski (Berlin University of Arts) and Nathaniel Vallois (Birmingham Conservatoire) where she obtained Postgraduate Diploma.
Her musical achievements include:
2005 – 1st Eugenia Uminska All-Poland Competition for Young Violinists in Poznan (Honourable Mention);
2006 – Macroregional Auditions of Secondary Music School Students in Lublin (1st Prize).
2006 – 10th Bohdan Warhal International Competition Talents for Europe in Slovakia (2nd Prize in the chamber ensembles category);
2006 – 32nd Stanislaw Hajzer Bach All-Poland Competition in Zielona Gora (3rd Prize)
2009 – 1st Prize at the 19th Young Musician International Competition “Citta di Barletta” Italy
2010 – 2nd Prize at the International Violin Competition in Bled – Slovenia
2011- The German National Opera scholarship
2012- 1st Prize at the Herbert Lumby Prize in Birmingham
2013- 1st Prize at the John Ireland Prize in Birmingham
She participated in numerous master classes of music in Lancut, Zagan, Busko-Zdroj (Poland), Braunschweig (Germany) and Vienna. During her studies she perfected her skills with Prof. Monika Urbaniak-Lisik, Prof. Vadim Brodski, Prof. Marcin Baranowski and prof. Krzysztof Wegrzyn.
Patrycja currently lives and works in London.
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