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Bio

LIDIA KAMINSKA
Born February 14, 1978, Przasnysz , Poland

Education

2002

Doctor of Musical Arts in Accordion Performance, the University of Missouri, Kansas City, Professor Joan Cochran Sommers

Doctoral Lecture – Astor Piazzolla and the Tango Nuevo

Research – Sofia Gubaidulina and the Soviet Union

1999

Masters Degree in Accordion Performance, the Chopin Academy of Music, Warsaw, Professor Wlodzimierz Lech Puchnowski

Master Thesis — History of the Accordion in the United States

Awards

2007

  • 2nd Prize at the Coupe Mondiale International Competition for Ensemble Music, Alexandria, Virginia

2004

  • Special Prize, participation and performances at the “6th Cumbre Mundial del Tango in Sevilla,” March 2005, with the quintet Tango Lorca in New York’s City’s International Tango Music Competition. »article

2002

  • Winner of the Accordionists and Teachers Guild (ATG) International Competition for Virtuoso Entertainment Music, Orlando, Florida
  • Winner of the ATG International Competition for Classical Accordion, Orlando, Florida

2001

  • 2nd Prize at the ATG International Competition for Classical Accordion, San Antonio, Texas

2000

  • Winner of the Concerto Aria Competition at the University of Missouri Kansas City
  • Winner of the ATG Virtuoso International Entertainment Competition, Chicago

1997

  • 2nd prize at the National Competition for Professional Artists, Wroclaw, Poland

1995

  • Winner and 2nd prize at the National Chamber Music Competition, Chelm, Poland

1994

  • 2nd prize at the National Chamber Music Competition, Warsaw, Poland

1993

  • 2nd Prize at the National Accordion Competition, Lodz, Poland

1992

1991

  • Winner of the National Chamber Music Competition, Wroclaw, Poland

1990

  • 3rd Prize at the National Chamber Music Competition, Wroclaw, Poland

1989

  • 2nd Prize at the International Accordion Competition, Tchirpan, Bulgaria
  • Winner of the National Accordion Competition, Mlawa, Poland

1988

  • Winner of the Regional Accordion Competition, Ciechanow, Poland