Hanna Drzewiecka ( violin )

Born in Bydgoszcz (Poland) in 1970, Hanna Drzewiecka initially studied at Bydgoszcz Music School, which she completed with distinction in 1989. She then studied at the Bydgoszcz Academy of Music and, from 1991 onwards, at the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, where she graduated as Master of Music in 1994.

In 1995, under the tutelage of Th. Adamopoulos, she obtained distinction in the "Superior Diploma" and "Third Master Degree Diploma" of the Royal Conservatory in Brussels. One year later, she completed the Chamber Music Course of V. Spanoghe with great distinction.

Between 1984 and 1992, she also took part in master classes in Lancut (Poland) with professors of international renown including Z.Brzewski, E.Feltz, M.Frischenschlager, J.Kaliszewska, K.K.Lee, V.Picaysen and M.Yashvili. In 1993 and 1994, she won the special Master Class Prize of A.Gertler in Hamm (Germany) and Spa (Belgium).

Hanna Drzewiecka has participated in numerous international competitions. In 1996, she was laureate of the 'Tenuto' competition in Belgium and won the prize awarder by SABAM (Society of Belgian authors and composers) for the best interpretation of a Belgian piece (1st violin concerto by F.Van Rossum).

She has played as soloist with The Philharmonic Orchestra of Bydgoszcz, the Capella Bydgostiensis, the Chamber Orchestra 'Pro Arte' of Warsaw and the Philharmonic Orchestra of the BRTN and recorded for the Belgian National Radio and Television. Hanna Drzewiecka gives recitals in all Europe both as soloist and chamber music player, specially in duet with the pianist CÚcile Mangeot and the Piano Trio 'Trojka'. She is first violinist of Kryptos string quartet.