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Flutist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, teacher. Born in 1995, since the age of 7 she has been awarded at national and international flute contests. She perfected her skills during master classes with world-renowned virtuosos: Peter-Lukas Graf, Andrea Lieberknecht, Anna Garzuly, Dejan Gavric, Robert Dick, Łukasz Długosz, and Urszula Janik. Scholarship holder of the Rector of the Music Academy in Krakow (Scholarship for the best students).

She co-creates various chamber formations: Cracow Harp Quintet, the award-winning quintet Aperto Quintet, and the duo with her husband - guitarist Wojciech Wojtuch. She works with many orchestras, including Beethoven Academy Orchestra, the Krakow Opera Orchestra, the Wilanów Castle Royal Symphony Orchestra, the Małopolska Chamber Orchestra. She is fascinated by different types of flutes - the piccolo flute and the alto flute. She propagates the art of playing these instruments by weaving in little-known literature on these instruments into concert programs.

She graduated with honors at the Academy of Music in Krakow in the class of prof. dr hab. Zbigniew Kamionka, and prof. Wally Hase (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien). Currently, she continues to study at the Academy of Music in Krakow in the class of prof. dr hab. Zbigniew Kamionka and Magdalena Mariańska-Dec.

Amelia Lewandowska-Wojtuch

Adrian Nowak

Cracow Harp Quintet is a group of young graduates of the best European music academies - flutist Amelia Lewandowska-Wojtuch, harpist Adrian Nowak, violinist Maria Garstecka, violist Jan Czyżewski and cellist Paweł Czarakcziew. Thanks to a joint initiative, the quintet members share their passion by performing on stages in Poland and abroad, also achieving successes at international competitions (2nd prize at the 7th Iberian Contest of Chamber Music with Harp in Madrid in 2019).


The Cracow Harp Quintet, as the only one professional chamber ensemble in Poland with this unusual instrumental composition, promotes chamber music created for the legendary Quintette Instrumental de Paris. The formation is "characterized by the softness of the French interpretation" (quoted by Isabelle Perrin) and the "fullness and variety of sound equal to the symphony orchestra" (quoted by Margit Anna Suss).


The main part of the group's repertoire are pieces from the late nineteenth and first half of the twentieth century, in particular derived from French Impressionism. In addition to the compositions by, among others Roussel, Cras and Tournier, the program includes works by Polish composers such as Aleksander Tansman. The artists, not limited to performing impressionist music, constantly expand their repertoire with new items, creating original arrangements of chamber and orchestral works, and engaging in projects that go beyond the framework of broadly understood classical music. In the winter of 2019, the band's debut album "Świąteczne" was released, containing unusual arrangements of Christmas carols and pastorals.

Harpist, soloist and chamber musician. Currently, he promotes his own artistic activity, giving concerts with his collection of miniatures for the harp "Memoria Mea". He willingly collaborates with Polish and foreign composers, making world premieres of solo, chamber and orchestral works. Participant of numerous master classes, incl. The 7th International Master Course in Harp Music Interpretation in Warsaw or the MEISTERKURSE - Musik Forum Sachrang (Prof. Margit Süs-Schellenberger). During his education, he cooperated with, among others, Isabelle Moretti (France), Rita Costanzi (USA / Canada), Arianna Savall (Spain), Tomina Parvanova (USA), Katerina Kitsou (Greece), Elżbieta Szmyt (Poland / USA), Joanna Kozielska (Poland / France), Agnieszka Gralak (Poland / Germany).


In 2019, he obtained a diploma with honors and a master's degree in the harp class under the supervision of prof. Florence Sitruk and Dr. Irena Czubek-Davidson at the Academy of Music in Krakow. Currently, he is a PhD student at the Doctoral School at the same university. He also improves his workshop as part of foreign education in the class of prof. Margit Süs-Schellenberger at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Graz (Austria) and prof. Maria Graf at the Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin (Germany).

Laureate of prestigious solo and chamber music competitions. He has participated in numerous orchestral concerts such as the International Lutosławski Youth Orchestra (Szczecin), and BISYOC - Intercultural Youth Orchestra Exchange (England). He gave concerts, among others at the seat of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Lviv Opera and the Lviv Organ Hall. In 2019, he performed during the 14th edition of the Santa Caterina Music Festival in Jaragua do Sul (Brazil). He collaborates with many orchestras in Poland and abroad - Beethoven Academy Orchestra, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Podkarpacie Philharmonic, Wrocław Kamerlana Orchestra "Leopoldinum", ORSO Philharmonic, Berliner Symphoniker, Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt.

Born in 1996, a Polish violinist, chamber musician, regularly performing in Poland and abroad, as a member of Krakow orchestras. Winner of the third prize at the National Violin Competition "I will be a virtuoso" - Krakow 2014. For the first time as a soloist with an orchestra accompaniment she performed in 2008 during a concert in the Krakow Philharmonic Hall.


She participated in festivals such as: Chopin and His Europe in Warsaw, Cracovia Sacra in Krakow or the International Ada Sari Festival  in Nowy Sacz. As a member of the Beethoven Academy Orchestra, she has performed in China, Georgia, Turkey, Germany and the United Arab Emirates. In the chamber ensemble she performed many times in many cities of Switzerland, Germany and Austria.


She perfected her workshop under the supervision of many teachers (including Marcin Baranowski, Klaidi Sahatci, Maria Sławek, Bartosz Woroch, Marcin Markowicz) during master classes in Poland and abroad. In 2020, she graduated with honors from the class of Dr. Maria Sławek at the Academy of Music in Krakow.

Maria Garstecka

Violist, chamber musician. She participated in music festivals such as: Crazy Days of Music, 10th Emirates International Peace Music Festival for Young Virtuosos, Rheingau Musik Festival, Krzysztof Penderecki's Festival on the occasion of the composer's 85th birthday, Project "Panufnik",). Finalist of CEA auditions in the Chamber Ensembles category. She gives concerts in Poland and abroad with chamber ensembles, orchestras (Nicosia, Limassol, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Wiesbaden, Vannes). In 2018. together with Trio she recorded the album as part of the program "Music of Our Times" in Lusławice.


Despite her passion for chamber music, she also performs solo concerts (Jubilee Concert of the violin and viola cathedral at the Music Academy in Krakow, a concert crowning the Scientific Conference: "Viola through styles and ages").


She trained her skills with the most outstanding Polish and foreign professors (including Piotr Reichert, Stefan Kamasa, Jerzy Kosmala, Wolfgang Kloss, Elżbieta Mrożek-Loska, Maria Shetty). She has collaborated with the Sinfonietta Cracovia and the Young Polish Philharmonic Orchestras. In 2020, she received a diploma with honors in the class of dr hab. Aneta Dumanowska at the Academy of Music in Krakow.

Jan Czyżewski


Cellist, chamber musician. He made his stage debut at the age of 6, performing with his brother on the stage of the Krakow Philharmonic. Four years later, at the Polish Embassy in Paris, he played his first concert as a soloist, accompanied by the orchestra of the Academy of Music in Krakow under the baton of prof. Stanisław Krawczyński. Scholarship holder of the Rector of the Academy of Music in Krakow, laureate of the Educational Prize of the Royal Capital City of Krakow.

A graduate of the jazz cello class, mgr Mateusz Pliniewicz. He graduated with honors from music studies at the Academy of Music in Krakow in the class of prof. Zdzisław Łapiński. He also perfected his workshop under the supervision of prof. Julius Berger at the Leopold-Mozart Zentrum in Augsburg. He perfected his chamber music under the supervision of dr hab. Anna Armatys-Borelli, prof. dr hab. Kaja Danczowska and Dr. Barbara Łypik-Sobaniec. Systematically participates in master classes conducted, among others by prof. Cataline Ilea, prof. Roman Jabłoński, Jakob Kullberg, prof. Lars Hoef, prof. Viviane Spanoghe, prof. Tomasz Strahl.

Apart from Poland, he has performed in Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, Slovakia, the United States, Great Britain and Hungary. He has participated in a number of festivals such as: Bachfest Leipzig, Slovak Days in Krakow, European Union of Music Competition for Youth Festival, La Jolla Music Society's SummerFest, International Music Festival EMANATIONS, Youth Music at the Franciscans, Tyniec Organ Recitals.

Experiments with improvised music and music considered less classical give him the opportunity to participate in many jazz, music and dance, music and theater projects. He has performed at: the International Festival of Erratic Theaters, International Dance Theaters Meetings, Polish Open Theater Meetings, and Wadowice Theater Meetings "Zgraja".

Paweł Czarakcziew

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