Maria Sławek (Poland)
Polish violinist, lecturer and researcher. Co-founder (with Anna Karpowicz) of the Mieczysław Weinberg Institute, Doctor of Fine Arts. She teaches violin at the Academy of Music in Krakow and at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, and a course in Jewish Music as part of the postgraduate Polish-Jewish Studies of the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Maria performed in Poland, Germany, Israel, Italy, France, Great Britain, Brazil, Belgium, Ukraine and the United States. In the concert season 2017/2018, Maria Sławek was a resident artist at the Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic in Krakow. Since 2012, she has recorded three CDs.
Maria Sławek is a laureate of numerous scholarships from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Poland. In 2011, she received the “Creative Scholarship from the Mayor of the City of Krakow. She was also one of the winners of The Georg Solti Foundation Award.
In 2021, she was awarded the Artistic Scholarship of the Capital City of Warsaw.
Maria Sławek is a graduate of the Academy of Music in Krakow, where she studied violin with professor Wiesław Kwaśny. In 2015, she defended her doctoral dissertation on Mieczysław Weinberg’s sonatas for violin and piano. In 2020, she received a post-doctoral degree in Arts.