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Romana Szczepaniak

Violin

QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING

2012 - 2015  
2009 - 2011
2005 - 2008  
2001 - 2005
1996 - 2001     
            
Royal College of Music, London, England
Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, England
Academy of Music, Poznan, Poland
Secondary Music School, Poznan, Poland
Primary Music School, Poznan, Poland
MPerf & Art Dip
BA Hons in Perf
BA Hons in Perf
Violin Class
Violin Class

WORK HISTORY

2019 - present
2018 - present
2015 - 2018
2015 - present
2014 - 2015
2013 - 2014
2013 - 2013
2007 - Present
2006 - 2008
2006 - 2008
2005 - 2008
2005 - 2008               

Guildhall Session Orchestra, Orchestra Leader (London)
Ashcroft Technology Academy, violin teacher (London)
Chobham Academy, Violin teacher (London)
Camden Music Service, Violin and Piano teacher (London)
The London Borough of Newham, Violin and Piano teacher (London)
The Surrey Sound of Music, Violin teacher (London)
Nicole Wyatt Music School, Violin teacher (Guernsey)
Private tutor, Violin and Piano teacher (Poland)
Primary School of Music, Poznan, Violin and Piano teacher (Poland)
Secondary Music School, Poznan, Violin and Piano teacher (Poland)
Orchestra at the Grand Theatre, Poznan, Poland (Tutti I and II Violin)
Orchestra at the Musical Theatre, Poznan, Poland (Tutti I and II Violin)

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

- Dennis and Sylvia Forbes Scholarship, Royal College of Music, London United Kingdom (2012-2014)
- Musicians Benevolent Fund Postgraduate Performance Award, London United Kingdom (2012, 2013, 2014 )
- Special Award Founded by Prof. Barry Ife, the Principal of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2010/2011)
- Special Award, for outstanding performance of W.Lutoslawski - “Subito”, Kenneth Page Foundation, United Kingdom
  (2010)
- 1st Award, International Violin Competition, Pontivrea (2007)
- 3rd Award, International Violin Competition “Premia Rok Jakaj”, Italy (2007)
- 1st Award, Ogólnopolski Konkurs Instrumentów Smyczkowych, Poznan, Poland (2003) “The All – Poland Performance
  Competition”, Poznan, Poland
- 3rd Award, Wielkopolski Konkurs Wykonawczy, Poland (2000) “Wielkopolska Performing Competition”
- Distinction, Ogólnopolski Konkurs Wykonawczy, Poland (1997, 1999) “The All – Poland Performance Competition”

PROFESSIONAL ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE

- London Sinfonietta
- London Musical Arts Orchestra Chamber Orchestra - I Violin No.3
- Chineke! Orchestra
- Ulster Orchestra
- Guildhall Session Orchestra - Orchestra Leader (current)
- Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra
- London Symphony Orchestra Summer Camp - Leader II Violin
- Guernsey Symphony Orchestra - Leader II Violin
- Guernsey Sinfonietta
- Silk Street Sinfonia - Soloist, Guest Leader
- Orchestra of St. Paul’s
- Canterbury Choral Society
- Orpheus Sinfonia
- Orchestra at the Grand Theatre, Poznan, Poland (Tutti I and II Violin) (2005-2008)
- Orchestra at the Musical Theatre, Poznan, Poland (Tutti I and II Violin) (2005-2008)
- Polish National Symphony Orchestra
- Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra - Soloist, Leader I Violin

ORCHESTRAL TRAINING

- Polish National Symphony Orchestra
- Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra - Soloist, Leader I Violin
- Poznan Opera House Orchestra
- Guildhall Symphony Orchestra
- Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra

SOLO AND CHAMBER MUSIC EXPERIENCE

- Poznan Philaharmonic Orchestra - Soloist (2001)
- Poznan Symphony Orchestra - Soloist and Tour in Netherlands (2003)
- Silk Street Sinfonia - Soloist and Tour in Switzerland playing Vivaldi Four Seasons (2015)
                                  - Soloist playing double Bach Double Concerto (2016)
- Cadogan Hall, London
- Kings Place, London
- St Martin in the Fields, London
- St John Smith Square, London
- St James Piccadilly, London

CONDUCTORS PERFORMED UNDER

Sir Colin Davis
Sir Roger Norrington
James Gaffigan
Peter Stark
Martin Andre
Frank Ollu
Jerzy Maksymiuk
Jan Krenz
Jerzy Salwarowski
Grzegorz Nowak
Karl Veen
Jan Holtrop

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Playing the electric and acoustic violin, cycling, reading, listening to music, climbing,
alternative treatments (reflexology, holistic massage), walking and going to the theatre.

PERSONAL WEBSITE

www.romana-violin.com

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MAS takes no responsibility for its accuracy.

Instruments
Violin, Electric Violin