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Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska - resident in the Baltic Neopolis Orchestra

The "composer-in-residence" project of IMiT aims to promote composers unknown or little known in a given community, embedding their names and music in the minds of listeners of a given philharmonic or orchestra through a systematic presentation of their selected works.

Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska, composer and musicologist, born in Toruń in 1989. She began studying composition at age twelve at the K. Szymanowski School of Music in Toruń under the guidance of Magdalena Cynk. She is currently studying with Professor Zygmunt Kozub and pursuing a degree in composition at the I. J. Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań. She received her Licentiate (equivalent of Bachelor’s) degree in musicology in 2011 from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. She has consulted her work with Z. Bargielski, K. Kiełb, E. Knight, M. Jasiński, W. Niedziela, T. Wielecki, F. Zandona and L. Zielińska, among others. She is a receipient of scholarships awarded by the Marshal of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship and the President (Mayor) of Toruń. Her works have been performed at numerous festivals in Poland and abroad – including Music and Art Festival of the Baltic Countries “Probaltica”, (Toruń), the International Festival of Women's Creativity “No Women No Art” , the International Jazz Workshop in Puławy, the Nationwide Improvisation Workshop at the “Zamek” Culture Centre in Poznań, the “Poznań Musical Spring” Festival of Polish Contemporary Music, “A Stave for the Pope” – the John Paul II in memoriam concert series, as well as a special concert in Warsaw honouring the memory of the victims of the Beslan Tragedy, concerts organised as part of the Chopin Year celebrations at the Chopin Centre in Szafarnia (2010), concerts celebrating the International Year of Astronomy (2009), as well as during the Summer Music Academy in Wrocław. Her work was heard in the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and the United States.

As a composer, Ewa Fabiańska writes film music, animated film music and musicals for children. Her works have been performed at “KON-TEKSTY”, the International Festival of Contemporary Plays for Youth Children and Youth, the 18th Nationwide Art for Children Biennale and “Animator”, the International Animated Film Festival where she performed live music during the presentation of animated films with Animatic, a music group for Poznań. Fabiańska has also taken part in workshops for composers and culture animators (“Art for children – tradition in contemporaneity”), Student’s Interdisciplinary plein-air creative events (“The colour of sound – the sound of colour”), and workshops for composers, animators and filmmakers organized by the University of Arts in Poznań, as well as “Transatlantyk”, the International Film and Music Festival.

Her greatest achievements are: winning 3rd prize at the M. Gordiejuk Nationwide Composition Competition for secondary school students, organised by the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz (2007), a laureate’s title at the 32nd Artistic Olympics in Warsaw (2008), becoming a finalist of the Composing Competition organised during the Fr. S. Ormiński Religious Music Festival in Gdynia (2009), winning 1st and 2nd prize at a percussion works composing competition, organized by Oklahoma City University (Margaret E. Petrea College of Performing arts, 2010), taking part in the finale of “Gramodeska” European Young Composers Competition (Prague, 2011) and receiving 1st prize at the 9th Tadeusz Ochlewski Composition Competition for Miniatures Sonoristiques for prepared solo trombone (2011).

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