Magdalena Filipczak

Magdalena Filipczak, violin (Łódź, Poland), has performed in the UK at Wigmore Hall and Barbican Hall, Europe, South America, and in the US at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall. She has performed at The Proms, the City of London Festival, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Magdalena is currently a CUNY Graduate Center Fellow, where she studies with Daniel Phillips. She is a winner of the Young Poland award from the Polish Ministry of Culture. Magdalena has recorded for TV and radio stations worldwide, including the BBC Radio 3, Polish Radio 2, and Chicago WFMT Radio. Magdalena has recorded CDs at the Banff Arts Centre for the Etcetera label. She recorded solo performances with the Royal Northern Sinfonia for “Songs to the North Sky” by Grammy Award-winning composer Tim Garland. Magdalena graduated from the Guildhall School, where she studied violin with Krzysztof Śmietana and voice with John Evans. She taught at the City University in London, Trinity Laban Conservatoire’s Junior Department, has given masterclasses in Brazil, and has taught at Yellow Barn’s Young Artists Program and the Perlman Music Program’s Residencies. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2015-2017)