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Ewa Pawłowska is a violinist and violin teacher from Poland. She has received her Masters Degree in violin playing in Grazyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Łódź in 2016 and continued her education in a Postgraduate Course in Orchestral Technique in Santiago de Compostela where she was working as an academist with Real Filharmonia de Galicia. She has participated in various masterclasses with, among others, Roland Baldini, Arkadiusz Kubica, Jan Stanienda, Bartłomiej Nizioł, Daniel Stabrawa, and Teimuraz Janikashvili.

To connect her two big passions of music and traveling, Ewa became a member of the following Youth Orchestras: Polish Chamber Orchester PRIMUZ (which cooperated with Telemark Kammerorkester from Norway); Al Bustan International Festival in Beirut; Internationale Junge Orchesterakademie in Germany; Pacific Region Summer Music Academy and Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler in Canada; and Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester in Austria. Ewa currently performs in the second violin section in the Oulu Symphony Orchestra.

In her teaching, Ewa wants to share her passion, musical knowledge and experience in a very encouraging and friendly environment.

Ewa teaches violin at Oulu International School. To book a trial lesson with Ewa, please contact us.

Q&A

Where are you from and what instruments do you play?
I am from Poland and I play the violin.

If you weren’t a musician what would you be doing?
I would probably become a mountain guide. I come from southern part of Poland where all our beautiful mountains are. They are a big love of my life 😉

What was the thing that got you interested in music?
How music helps us express our emotions and feelings, and the way you can interact with others when you play or listen to other people performances.

Why are you in Finland?
Because I got a job at Oulu Symphony Orchestra, so I can do something that I enjoy so much.

Who is your favourite musician/composer?
There are so many, It’s very hard to choose one, but maybe if I have to say one name here it would be Dimitri Shostakovich.

What has been your most special musical experience to date?
I can’t choose the most special experience since they were all so different and unforgettable for me.

Do you have any secret/not-so-secret (unmusical) talents?
I can usually make people around me smile or laugh without much effort.

Tea or coffee?
Tea.

Cats or dogs?
Cats.

Salad or Pizza?
Pizza.

What is your favourite country to visit? 
Costa Rica.

What is your favourite season?
All the seasons.

What is your favourite food?
Pierogi and barszcz. ( Polish dumplings and a beetroot soup 😉

Do you have hobbies?
I like playing tennis, swimming, biking, hiking, singing, and traveling